Lemon Pickle is a traditional Indian condinent made with lemons (or limes), ground spices, salt and an optional ingredient. Many Indian homes use pickles during summer that usually last for an year. Pickles are eaten as a side in an Indian meal and is believed to aid digestion when eaten in small quantities. A typical Indian meal always consists of a pickle and Lemon Pickle is the most common one loved by many.
About Lemon Pickle:
Lemon Pickle also known as preserved lemons is a traditional condinent where lemons are preserved in a brine. A basic brine for this purpose consists of salt and lemons or lemon juice. Sometimes various spices are also added to balance the acidic and sour taste of lemons.
After preserving the lemons in the brine for a period of time, they ferment and soften after which they are edible. In the Indian lingo this is known as achar Lemon pickle.