Kerala Lemon Pickle

by AnushaS
Kerala Lemon Pickle is a great accompaniment with Indian meals. Hot, spicy and tangy flavored Kerala Lemon Pickle is simply irresistible and goes great with biriyani dishes. Kerala Lemon Pickle is unique and tasty with steamed lemon slices blended with a spicy chilly mixture and other seasonings. Kerala Lemon Pickle is one of the easiest of dishes that can be easily prepared at home. You can explore a well detailed Kerala Lemon Pickle here.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 10
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Kerala Lemon Pickle, first wash the lemons properly.
  2. Steam the lemons for 2 - 3 mins.
  3. Allow it to cool and then dry them using a clean dry cloth.
  4. Heat gingelly oil in a pan.
  5. Splutter mustard seeds followed by fenugreek seeds.
  6. Add turmeric powder and saute on a moderate heat.
  7. Add ginger, garlic and green chillies and stir, till the color changes.
  8. Switch off the heat.
  9. Add chilly and asafetida powders while the mixture is hot and mix nicely.
  10. Allow it to cool.
  11. Add salt.
  12. Slice the lemons into four.
  13. Carefully mix the seasoning and lemons.
  14. Add 2 tbsp of vinegar and mix it slowly.
  15. Transfer Kerala Lemon Pickle into a dry container.
  16. Heat 2 tbsp of gingelly oil and allow it to cool and then pour the oil on the top of the pickle.
  17. :- This will prevent fungus.
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john January 9, 2009 - 3:59 pm

good keep it up

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John January 9, 2009 - 3:59 pm

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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Anusha January 21, 2009 - 12:59 am

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

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susan sarish sunny February 27, 2009 - 11:32 am

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 February 10, 2009 - 6:46 am

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

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Saroj June 25, 2011 - 2:05 am

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

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sruthi June 22, 2006 - 12:00 am

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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Surya Aswath November 1, 2006 - 12:00 am

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

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vincy August 29, 2005 - 12:00 am

absolutely great recipe

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