South Indian Lemon Pickle Recipe

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South Indian Lemon Pickle
How to make South Indian Lemon Pickle
  • Recipe By: Niru Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

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

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

  • 1.Heat 60 gm (1 cup) oil and add the lemons and saute for about 10 minutes over low heat.
  • 2.Add salt and chilli powder, saute for another 10 minutes
  • 3.Add fenugreek seeds, asafoetida and turmeric and the remaining oil, bring to a boil, lower the heat and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 4.Take it off the heat and store in a clean airtight jar when cool.
  • 5.Gets softer when matured for 10-15 days.
  • 6.Serve with anything from parathas, chapatis to rice.
Key Ingredients: Lemons (washed and wiped), Salt, Chilli powder, Fenugreek seeds (finely ground), Asafoetida, Turmeric powder, Sesame oil