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White Lemon Pickle/Vella Naaranga Achar

White lemon pickle/vella naaranga achar is an authentic pickle usually made in sadhyas in kerala.it does not contain too much masala which we normally use in other kinds of pickle.it made with garden fresh bird eye chilly locally known as 'kaandhari
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


  • 10-12 nos Lemon wash and pat dry
  • 10,small cloves Garlic
  • Birds eye chillies A handful, kaandhari mulak
  • 2 tsp Black seed
  • 4 tbsp Vinegar
  • Salt as required


  • Take all the ingredients and set aside.
  • Cook the lemon in boiling water for 5-10 minutes
  • When it starts boiling,turn off the flame and add chilli and garlic
  • Convert it into a colander and let it cool
  • Cut each lemon into four pieces and add black seed,vinegar and salt to taste.
  • Keep the pickle intact in an airtight jar atleast two weeks for the flavours to set.
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