May 31, 2011

Lemon Pickle - Authentic South Indian Pickle


Ingredients
Lemon – 10
Salt as required ( I added 4 tspn)
Chilli powder – 5 tspn
Turmeric powder – 1 tspn
Gingelly oil – 1 tblpsn
Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
Asafoetida powder – ½ tspn
A few curry leaves
Preparation
1.Cut the lemon into 8 qtrs equaly and remove the seeds.
2.In a bowl take the cut lemon pieces and add salt,turmeric powder and chilli powder.Mix all these well. keep it a side for 3-5 days in a jar.
3.Heat gingelly oil in a pan.
4.Splutter mustard seeds. Then add asafoetida powder and curry leaves.
5.Add the lemons from the jar which kept aside. Combine well.
6.Cover it with a lid and cook it in low heat for 20 – 30 mins .Oil should come out.
7.Transfer the pickle into a dry container.
8.keep Refrigerate 

20 comments:

  1. wonderful...my grandma used to make this...i love to have with curd rice...Thanks for the recipe...Yummy...I ma following you...

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  2. Pickle looks really droolworthy.. Would go awesome with curd rice and parathas..

    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  3. Yummy pickle .. perfect with rasam rice or yogurt.

    Vardhini
    Vardhiniskitchen

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  4. I love lemon pickle can have it with any thing and this is so tempting

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  5. Mouth watering pickle..mad to eat pickle with idlis too.....

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  6. so tempting and wonderful lemon pickle !!

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  7. WOW ! never tried this before but sure it's gonna be delightful!

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  8. Yum, I am already slurping and salivating here :)

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  9. mouth watery....
    i enjoy this with pappu....
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  10. yum yum..lovely lemon pickle..

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  11. One of my favorite pickle, looks fantastic.

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  12. love to have with Rice...Liked the lovely color of it

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  13. What a super color! drool pools here :)

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  14. Tongue tickling, love to have with rice & ghee, heavenly taste. mouth watering dear!!!

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  15. Thank you visiting my blog and leaving encouraging word. Glad to follow you too. Will come back for more such delicious recipes.
    this pickle looks mouthwatering

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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