Lemon Pickle Recipe

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Lemon Pickle
  • Chef: Nithya Ravi
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A tangy pickle that tastes great with curd rice. The use of roasted and ground mustard seeds in this recipe adds an additional burst of flavours.

Ingredients of Lemon Pickle

  • 8 lemons
  • 20 red chillies
  • 3 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp fenugreek/methi
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp sesame oil

How to Make Lemon Pickle

  • 1.Wash and pat dry the lemons and cut into small pieces as shown. Place them in a clean bowl or vessel.Add the juices too. Add salt.
  • 2.In a pan dry roast fenugreek and red chillies one by one. Place in a blender and powder finely.
  • 3.Add this powder along with turmeric powder to the salt lemon mixture.In a small pan add sesame oil and add mustard seeds. Add in asafoetida. When the mustard seeds crackle switch off the flame. Cool the oil completely.
  • 4.Add the oil in lemon mixture and and mix well.
  • 5.Store in a clean dry container, bottle or ceramic pot for at least two days before you use.
  • 6.Be sure to use a clean and dry spoon while taking the pickle out.
  • 7.Use fresh firm lemon for pickles.
  • 8.Also use the juice of lemon,since that enhances the flavour of the pickle.

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