Hot Lemon Pickle : Kara Elumichai Oorukai

Common traditional and authentic pickle

Hot Lemon Pickle : Kara Elumichai Oorukai

Common traditional and authentic pickle

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles

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By HEMA LAKSHMAN

Published On: 22 Aug 2014

Rating: 3
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15 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • Lemon : 12 nos ( Ripe and fresh )
    Red chillies : 10 to 15 ( without stalks )
    Asafoetida : 5 to 10 gm ( Preferably cake )
    Fenugreek seeds : 2 tsp
    Salt : to taste
    Mustard : 3 tsp ( for grinding optional
    for tempering )
    Oil : ½ cup

Directions

Step 1

Wash lemons, dab dry and cut them into 4 to 8 pieces and set aside.

Step 2

Roast salt in a dry pan till it crepitates and set aside.

Step 3

Dry fry fenugreek till it turns brownish.

Step 4

Roast mustard till it splutters. Fry red chilli and asafoetida in 2 tsp oil.

Step 5

Grind salt, red chilli, asafoetida, mustard and fenugreek into a fine powder.

Step 6

Mix the powder with lemon thoroughly.

Step 7

Temper with mustard fried in oil.

Step 8

Mix and press the pieces down so that oil floats on top, which prevents spoiling.

Step 9

Mix every day.

Step 10

It is ready to consume in 3 - 4 days.

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