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South Indian Lemon Pickle Recipe

South Indian Lemon Pickle
How to make South Indian Lemon Pickle

About South Indian Lemon Pickle Recipe: A South Indian styled recipe, full of spice pickle with a tang of lime. This spiced lemon pickle can work wonders for your boring meals!

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of South Indian Lemon Pickle

  • 2 Kg Lemons (washed and wiped), chopped
  • 250 gram Salt
  • 100 gram Chilli powder
  • 50 gram Fenugreek seeds (finely ground)
  • 15 gram Asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 cup Sesame oil

How to Make South Indian Lemon Pickle

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Heat 60 gm (1 cup) oil and add the lemons and saute for about 10 minutes over low heat.
Add salt and chilli powder, saute for another 10 minutes
Add fenugreek seeds, asafoetida and turmeric and the remaining oil, bring to a boil, lower the heat and cook for 10 minutes.
Take it off the heat and store in a clean airtight jar when cool.
Gets softer when matured for 10-15 days.
Serve with anything from parathas, chapatis to rice.
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