A perfect meal comprising of roti, sabzi, rice, pickle and dal is considered good to build one's health and immunity. But looking at the current pandemic situation, there is a greater need of adding as many immune boosting foods as possible in one's diet. Infact home made foods are also rich in many oxidants which are essential for the body to fight against disease. The one such ingredient which is good for boosting immunity is vitamin C and its best source is lemon. Here we have discussed how lemon pickle can help you in boosting immunity.
Ingredients you need for lemon pickle:
10 – Lemons
½ cup – Sea salt (jaade mith)
½ cup – Sugar
½ cup – Jaggery
2 tsp – Chilli powder
½ tsp – Fenugreek seeds
1tsp – Turmeric powder
½ tsp – Hing (asafoetida)
Method to make lemon pickle:
* Take a bowl and mix sugar, jaggery, salt and grind it.
*Mix chilli powder, turmeric powder, fenugreek seeds powder to it.
*Mix all masalas with cut lemons.
*Your lemon pickle is ready for consumption.
How lemon pickle can boost immunity?
Lemon pickle is good for gut flora owing to lacto-fermentation. As we all know that vitamin C is great for immunity boosting.