Kerala Lemon Pickle

A typical Kerala style lemon pickle

Kerala Lemon Pickle

A typical Kerala style lemon pickle

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles

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By Anusha S

Published On: 15 Aug 2005

Rating: 4
24 Votes, 11 Reviews
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40 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Wash the lemons properly.

Step 2

Steam the lemons for 2 - 3 mins.

Step 3

Allow it to cool and then dry them using a clean dry cloth.

Step 4

Heat gingelly oil in a pan.

Step 5

Splutter mustard seeds followed by fenugreek seeds.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder and sautT on a moderate heat.

Step 7

Add ginger, garlic and green chillies and stir, till the color changes.

Step 8

Switch off the heat.

Step 9

Add chilly and asafetida powders while the mixture is hot and mix nicely.

Step 10

Allow it to cool.

Step 11

Add salt.

Step 12

Slice the lemons into four.

Step 13

Carefully mix the seasoning and lemons.

Step 14

Add 2 tbsp of vinegar and mix it slowly.

Step 15

Transfer the pickle into a dry container.

Step 16

Heat 2 tbsp of gingelly oil and allow it to cool and then pour the oil on the top of the pickle.

Step 17

:- This will prevent fungus.

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sachin

If I use coconut oil how it will be good taste or not?

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Saroj

I tried this recipe with sunflower oil it turned out excellent. Thanks dear.

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susan sarish sunny

This is a superb recipe and i am really happy for you. My whole family cum friends has asked me to make this lemon/lime pickle again and so i am going to make it today itself.....Cheers to you!!!

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Sowmya

Superb! I tried this one and came out really well!Thanks for shaing the recipe!!!

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Anusha

John- Gingelly oil is the best - i dont think it will go well with the oilve and canola oil

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John

Not tried it yet. I would like to know what other oil can I use instead of gingely oil? Could I use olive or canola oil? Difficult to get gingely oil here! Thanks.

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john

good keep it up

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cinu

its very tasty

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Surya Aswath

it is a very good prep.... well done....expecting more recipes...

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sruthi

I tried your recipe and it came out well. I kept it out for 2 months and now it`s mouth-watering. Everybody who comes here loves this pickle. Thanks for the recipe...

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vincy

absolutely great recipe

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