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Crushed Lemon Pickle

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

6   Lemons ripe and juicy
1 cup 198g / 7ozSugar
1 tablespoon 15mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFenugreek seeds
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlNigella seeds - (kalonji)
2 tablespoons 30mlChilli powder red
1 tablespoon 15mlSalt
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlTurmeric powder
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlMustard seeds crushed coarsely
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlAsafoetida
1/2 tablespoon 7.5mlOil

Recipe Instructions

Wash lemons and wipe dry.

Quarter lemons, deseed them carefully.

Run them in a blender with sugar.

The lemons should turn to coarse crumb like bits.

Heat oil in a small pan, add seeds, allow to splutter, cool.

Add all other ingredients, including salt and lemons, mix well.

Sun this mixture for 4 days till matured.

Making time: 30 minutes. Maturing time 4 days.

Makes: 500 g of pickle (approx.)

Shelflife: 2 months

"Chutney and Relishes", by Lou Seibert Pappas


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