Nimbu Ka Achaar (Spicy Lemon Pickles)

Spicy Lemon Pickle

Spicy Lemon Pickle

A salt and spice cure transforms fresh citrus into tart, briny pickles that perk up many Indian meals. Smita Chandra uses them as a condiment to punch up soft naan flatbreads and steamed white rice.Ingalls Photography

A salt and spice cure transforms fresh citrus into tart, briny pickles that perk up many Indian meals. Cookbook author Smita Chandra uses them as a condiment to punch up soft naan flatbreads and steamed white rice. This recipe first appeared in our August/September 2014 issue with her story Preserving Culture.