Lemon Pickle


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Lemon Pickle

4/5 stars  86% LIKED IT    7 REVIEWS 6 GOOD - 1 BAD
नींबू का अचार की रेसिपी - 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 restaurants down South serve Lemon Pickle along with the 'meals', as the lemon is easy to procure and pickle, as well as liked by almost everybody.

This accompaniment of spicy and sour Lemon Pickle recipe is quick and easy to make, and is sure to tickle your taste buds. It adds an extra burst of taste to your meal as well as helps to enliven a boring meal.

Homemade Lemon Pickle goes well with rotis, parathas, rice dishes, especially curd rice, in fact you can also enjoy it with Batata Poha , Sevaiyan Upma, Upma, Pav, Masala Omelette, Idli, dosa and Uttapa.

Also do try other South Indian pickles like Madras Onion Pickle Drumstick Pickle or Mango Pickle.

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Lemon Pickle recipe - How to make Lemon Pickle

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup (14 tbsp )
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the fenugreek seeds and asafoetida in a small non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 2 minutes , while stirring continuously.
  2. Transfer to a plate and cool completely , once cooled blend in a mixer to a fine powder. Keep aside.
  3. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the lemons and boil on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes. Drain well.
  4. Cut the lemon into quarters. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Add the turmeric powder and chilli powder and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  8. Add the lemon pieces, salt, fenugreek-asafoetida mixture, mix well and simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Cool it slightly, store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Accompaniments

Carrot, Cucumber and Curd Rice, South Indian Tiffin Recipe 
Coriander Curd Rice 
Cucumber Curd Rice ( Pregnancy Recipe) 
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy45 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates3.3 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium277.9 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : South Indian RecipesBuy this cookbook

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Lemon Pickle
5
 on 30 Sep 18 07:48 PM


at what point do we use the sesame seeds? how much of oil do we use? which oil? seems like this is an incomplete recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Dinnah, Extremely sorry for the inconvenience. It is 3/4 cup oil instead of sesame seeds. We have not used til in this recipe. Do try the recipe and share with us your feedback.
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01 Oct 18 09:12 AM
Lemon Pickle
5
 on 06 Jun 18 05:23 PM


How long it can be stored?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Saima, It can be stored for a month.
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07 Jun 18 02:44 PM
Lemon Pickle
5
 on 16 May 18 09:08 AM


i tried this and it turned out great. The first batch turned bad because a little water went in by mistake, but after following the exact recipe, it turned out perfect.
Lemon Pickle
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 on 14 May 18 08:42 PM


it was awful.. the pickle tasted bitter and was spoilt the next day
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ashwini, The taste will highly depend upon the quality of the lemon. Also, make sure there is not even one drop of water after draining, it will spoil the pickle.
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15 May 18 09:19 AM
Lemon Pickle ( South Indian Recipes )
5
 on 30 Apr 18 10:56 AM


In the ingredients list u don’t mention oil but use it in method while u mention sesame seeds in ingredients but don’t tell where to use
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ruchi, There was an error in this recipe. We have rectified it. Do try our recipe and give us your feedback. Thank you. Happy cooking!!
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15 May 18 09:06 AM
लेमन पिकल
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 on 19 Dec 16 04:35 PM


Thad ke season me meine aur meri family ne Aloo paratho ke saath mast luft uthaya.
Lemon Pickle ( South Indian Recipes )
5
 on 29 Jul 16 09:03 AM


Wow.. this south indian pickle.. is just perfect in taste.. it spicy.. and goes well with plain dal and rice.. just loved the recipe..