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Lemon diya

Elumachai vilakku or lamp is a fragrance filled lemon rind diy lamp.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cuisine Indian, South indian
Servings 4 lamps


  • Cutting board
  • Knife


  • 2 small lemon
  • 4 cotton balls or wicks
  • 12 tablespoon Sesame oil


  • Wash and pat dry the lemon.
  • Cut the lemon in half and squeeze out the juice into a bowl.
  • Flip the rind inside out.
  • Place on a plate. Continue with the other lemons.
  • Place a wick in the centre.
  • Pour a tablespoon or two or of sesame oil into each.
  • Light the wick and let the oil seep through.
    Lemon diya , elumachai velakku
Keyword Edible lamps
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