Lime & Date Pickle

This sweet and sour pickle is a bit time consuming but well worth it. It goes well with biriyani, ghee rice etc.

Lime and Date Pickle
 

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Lime & Date Pickle
This sweet and sour pickle is a bit time consuming but well worth it. It goes well with biriyani, ghee rice etc.
Lime and Date Pickle
Cuisine Indian
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Cuisine Indian
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Lime and Date Pickle
Instructions
  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan, saute lime until the color changes. It takes about 5 - 10 minutes. Allow it to cool and cut each lime into 8 pieces. Discard juice and oil.
  2. Heat 1/2 cup oil in a pan, fry mustard seed, fenugreek seed, garlic, ginger and green chilli slightly. Remove pan from heat and add kashmiri chilli powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder and asafoetida powder.
  3. Add chopped dates to this along with little boiling water and cook in low flame until soft. Add required amount of boiling water, salt, vinegar and sugar, bring to boil until thick. Switch off flame and add lime pieces, mix well and adjust the taste.
  4. Let it cool completely and store in airtight container. Pour little oil on top of the pickle. Keep refrigerated to increase the shelf-life.
  5. NOTE - One cup = 250 ml, one tablespoon = 15 ml, one teaspoon = 5 ml.
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  1. Tried this and it has come out to be so good. Really recommend this pickle to all who like a bit of sweetness along with the lime taste, i.e. this would be a great hit among Westerners, Europeans and Australians who usually don’t prefer very spicy items.
    Thanks so much Priya.

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