Kerala Lime Pickle

Kerala lime pickle is an easy to make pickle. It goes well with rice, ghee rice, biriyani etc.

 

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Kerala Lime Pickle
Kerala lime pickle is an easy to make pickle. It goes well with rice, ghee rice, biriyani etc.
Course Pickles and Chutneys
Cuisine Kerala
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 10 - 12 numbers Lime (small-sized)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seed
  • Boiling water as required
  • Vinegar to taste (optional)
  • Sugar 1 pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup Oil
Course Pickles and Chutneys
Cuisine Kerala
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 10 - 12 numbers Lime (small-sized)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seed
  • Boiling water as required
  • Vinegar to taste (optional)
  • Sugar 1 pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup Oil
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 eight pieces. Discard juice and oil.
  2. Heat 1/3 cup oil in a pan, fry mustard seed and fenugreek seed. Add garlic, and ginger, fry slightly. Remove pan from heat and add kashmiri chilli powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, and asafoetida powder.
  3. Add the required amount of boiling water, salt, vinegar, and sugar, bring to boil until thick. Switch off the flame and add lime pieces, mix well, and adjust the taste.
  4. Let it cool completely and store in an 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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