Lemon Pickle ( South Indian Recipes )

लेमन पिकल - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Oh, how versatile the humble lemon is, lending itself as beautifully to pickling candying, seasoning as to a variety of other uses. Interestingly, most resaurants down south serve lime pickle along with the 'meals', as the lemon is easy to procure and pickle,as well as liked by almost everybody.

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Lemon Pickle ( South Indian Recipes ) recipe - How to make Lemon Pickle ( South Indian Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 1 jar
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1 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
6 to 7 medium sized lemons
3/4 cup sesame seeds (til)
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
4 tsp chilli powder
4 to 5 green chillies , cut into 1/2“ piece
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
  1. Combine the fenugreek seeds and asafoetida in a small pan and dry roast on a medium flame in a small pan til they release flavour, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  2. When cool blend in a mixer to a fine powder. Keep aside.
  3. In a deep pan, boil enough water, add the lemons and cook for 6 to 7 minutes or till they are cooked. Drain, cut into quarters and keep the lemons and water separately.
  4. Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the chilli powder, green chillies, ginger and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the lemon pieces, cooked water, salt and fenugreek and asafoetida mixture, mix well and simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. When cool slightly ,store in an airtight container and use as required.

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