Monday, March 14, 2011

Lemon Pickle


I got this recipe from our friend Mrs. Mangai Rathanaswami who is living here in Canada for about 20 years. She is very good in cooking.
Ingredients:
  • Lemon – 7
  • Salt – 5 Tablespoons
  • Red chili powder – 4 Tablespoons
  • Turmeric powder – ½ Teaspoon
  • Asafoetida - ¾ Tablespoon
  • Fenugreek powder (dry roasted and powdered) – ¾ Tablespoon
  • Canola oil – 150 ml
  • Mustard seeds – ½ Teaspoon
 Method:
  • Wash all lemons, pat dry and squeeze juice from one lemon and keep aside
  • Cut them into one inch pieces and remove seeds.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add cut pieces of lemon, salt, chili powder, turmeric powder and juice together and close with a lid.
  • Keep this in room temperature for three days, occasionally stir this mixture thoroughly.
  • On the fourth day, heat oil in a frying pan. When it is in medium heat add mustard seeds, when they pop up turn off heat.
  • To this add asafoetida and fenugreek power. Let this cool.
  • Then add this on lemon pieces. Mix thoroughly and adjust seasoning.
  • Store this in a clean, dry glass container.
 Note:
  • While frying fenugreek seeds, the heat should be low and if you feel the aroma, just turn off the heat, let it cool and grind in a mixer to a fine powder. If you over fry fenugreek, it tastes bitter. 

35 comments:

  1. Mouthwatering pickle..loved the color!


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  2. This is perfect with rice, looks very yummy.

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  3. Slurp, mouthwatering here, awesome clicks....

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  4. very nice pickle,perfect for curd rice!!

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  5. looks superb...perfect with curd n rice...

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  6. Delicious lemon pickle..nice recipe..thanks for sharing!

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  7. Lemon pickle looks spicy and colourful..

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  8. Slurp, tonuge tickling lemon pickle,sooo tempting!

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  9. looks terffic..love to have it with curd!

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  10. Mouthwatering pickle..spicy and delicious.

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  11. Looks simply superb, colorful and yumm.

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  12. Fantastic mouthwatering lemon pickle.

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  13. pickle looks absolutely delicious! loved it !

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  14. I am just drooling here over the pic, simple & delish :)

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  15. Lemon pickle is my favourite. Thanks for this lovely recipe. Looks delicious and tempting. Shall try it out soon.

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  16. Perfect with curd rice.. looks so tempting :)

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  17. Wow, I never would have thought to do this, but it looks SO delicious! And I just love fenugreek :)

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  18. sounds awesome with tempting click..
    Tasty appetite

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  19. wow, I've never seen anything like this - great idea!

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  20. Lemon pickles for curing cold and sore throat, use a lot in Chinese medecine. Also great for stuffed chicken.

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  21. Yummm pickle...perfect with curd rice.

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  22. I did tomato pickle once..came out alright...never tried this...will do now...thanks Veni...:)

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  23. Simple and delicious...perfect with rice.

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  24. This lemon pickle looks so yummy ...

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  25. Dear friends, Thanks for your comments

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