Lapsi Ko Achar | Nepali Food Recipe |Anup Kitchen

Lapsi Ko Achar | Nepali Food Recipe |Anup Kitchen

Lapsi ko Achar is a famous Newari dish eaten during festivals. It is made from Laspsi (Hog Plum). Its sweet, sour and spicy in taste.


  • 800 g Lapsi (hog plum)
  • 1/2 tsp. Fenugreek seeds
  • 3 Dried red chili
  • ½ tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. garlic ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. red chili powder
  • ½ tsp. paprika powder
  • 6 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 cup water


  1. Peel off shell from the lapsi. (If using raw lapsi, boil until it becomes soft and easy to peel)
  2. Heat oil in a pot and roast fenugreek seeds until it gets brown.
  3. Add dried chili, cumin seeds.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and stir well.
  5. Add the lapsi and stir for another 2 minutes.
  6. Put crushed cloves, cardamom, salt, red chili powder, paprika powder and sugar.
  7. Mix well and cook for another 2 minutes.
  8. Add a cup of hot water and keep stirring.
  9. Cook for about 3-4 minutes in medium heat and it is ready to be served.

Recipe Video


  1. Bro, do you know where to find lapsi in Dallas/ Irving area I found in Bay Area but wasn’t able to find in Texas if you know please let me know

  2. hi, I have been fascinated by the food videos that you have been posted in your website. I am a girl, belongs to Newar Community and still I cannot cook. Staying in abroad, your page helps me a lot. Its so simple to understand and cooking has been fun. Cheers!!!

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