Shimla Mirch Aur Nimbu ka Aachar


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Shimla Mirch Aur Nimbu ka Aachar recipe - How to make Shimla Mirch Aur Nimbu ka Aachar

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  1. Slit the capsicums lengthwise on one side, snipping a little on the base of the stem.
  2. Mix together ¾ cup salt, the powdered fennel and mustard seeds, turmeric,
  3. Onion seeds, fenugreek seeds and asafoetida. mix in ¼ cup each of lemon juice and oil.
  4. Fill the capsicums with spice mixture by pressing in firmly. mix the lemon
  5. Pieces into the rest of the salt.
  6. Fill a sterilised airtight jar with alternate layers of capsicums and lemons, pressing tightly to pack.
  7. Pour remaining lemon juice over capsicums and lemons and leave thus for3-4 days.
  8. After 3-4 days, heat the rest of the oil, cool to room temperature and
  9. Pour into a jar.
  10. This pickle can be served right away if you like the capsicum crunchy.
  11. If preferred soft, wait 10-15 days before serving.
  12. Keep the capsicums covered with oil, to prevent them from spoiling.

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This recipe was contributed by bhuvanaygsr on 29 Apr 2002

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