Home Made Lemon Pickle : Elumichai Oorukai

Popular pickle at home

Home Made Lemon Pickle : Elumichai Oorukai

Popular pickle at home

Category : Vegetarian, Pickles


Published On: 22 Aug 2014

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20 Minutes
Served : 6
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  • Lemon : 12 nos ( ripe & fresh )
    Green chillies : 6 - 10 nos ( with or without
    washed )
    Fresh ginger : 2” to 3” piece ( peeled and washed )
    Fenugreek seeds : 2 tsp
    Salt : to taste


Step 1

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

Step 2

Cut green chillies into ½” to 1” long pieces and cut ginger into discs of suitable thickness or into small pieces.

Step 3

Roast salt till the crepitation subsides. Roast fenugreek till it turns brownish in colour.

Step 4

Grind the two well.

Step 5

Mix them all thoroughly and store in a clean, dry, airtight preferably a glass bottle.

Step 6

Shake the bottle every day.

Step 7

It takes about 4 days to be ready for use, by which time some juice from the ingredients also collects binding all the ingredients together.

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