Lebur achar (lemon pickle)

Lebur achar (lemon pickle)


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About this recipe: This is a flavorful pickle that is often served with dal. The pickle itself is very sour, and slightly bitter. However, it has a beautiful aroma and the pickle is taken in small portions and mixed with dal or any curry.

nadira_begum Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • 8 lemons
  • 1.5 cups of vinegar
  • 1 cup of salt


  1. Scrape the skin of the lemons.
  2. In a saucepan, add 0.5 liters of water and add the lemons when the water turns hot.
  3. Allow the lemons to cook in the water for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour vinegar and add the lemons one at a time.
  5. Mix in salt.
  6. Close the lid of the jar.
  7. Sun dry for 10-15 days.
  8. The lemons will become soft and turn slightly brownish in color.

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