Nimbu, Nemu, Champra, Elumicchai are some of the common names of lemons in India, cultivated across the country. Every Indian cuisine has some or the other unique way of relishing this little fruit. India is the largest producer of lemons in the world, however the size of the lemons are slightly smaller as compared to the ones cultivated in other oriental countries.
Citrusy, tangy yet refreshing, lemons can instantly amp up the experience of any delicacy. From adding a punch of freshness to beverages to accentuating the experience of meat and fish delicacies with sweet and sour flavours, lemons are versatile and so are their uses. Here are some lesser-known lemon varieties found in India and their uses.