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Lime Pickle (Spicy)

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

20   Limes cut into quarters
1/2 cup 118mlRock salt
1 teaspoon 5mlTurmeric
100   Chilli powder
25   Ginger slices
20   Green chillies - top removed and incision made
1 teaspoon 5mlFenugreek - (methi) seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlAniseed - (sauf)
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlOnion - (kalonji)seeds
2 tablespoons 30mlOil
1 tablespoon 15mlSugar
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlAsafoetida

Recipe Instructions

Put chopped lime pieces in a large pickle or glass jar. Add salt and turmeric. Shake jar to coat all pieces. Add ginger and green chilli to lime. Shake again to mix. Keep aside for 4-5 days until lime becomes tender.

Heat oil, add asafoetida. Allow to cool. Crush aniseed, fenugreek in mixie, coarsely. Add all ingredients to the lime pieces.

Mix well with a clean dry spoon. Allow 2 days before eating.

Preserve in clean dry airtight jars.

Variation:- If sweet lime-pickle is required add enough sugar to your taste. Reduce the amount of hot and pungent ,spices.

Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"


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