Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Lemon Pickle









Lemon  -  6 nos..
Gingelly Oil   -- 5 tbsp
Mustard seeds-3/4 tsp
Asafoetida powde -1 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds -1/2 tbsp
Turmeric powder- 1 tbsp
Degi mirch  or kashmiri  chilly powder or normal chilly pwd use less..  2 tbsp
Ginger, chopped-150gm
Garlic, chopped-150gm
Green chillies, slit-100gm-150 gm
Curry leaf few
Vinegar-  2 tbsp
SAlt per taste...

Method:
  • Steam the limes for sometime . Wipe the outside with a piece of cloth or kitchen tissue and cut each lime into 4 pieces and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in another thick bottom pan, fry mustard,Fenugreek seeds  then add ginger, garlic and green chillies, curry leaf and sauté till golden brown.
  • Reduce heat and add all the powders one by one and sauté. Then add lime and stir well.
  • Add vinegar and salt to taste and simmer in low heat till thick.
  • Bottle when cold.
  • Keeps for a long time.
Serve with Paratha and Rice...

Enjoy!!

Umita Unni