Sunday, December 18, 2011

Home Made Pickles - Lemon Pickle

Home Made Pickles are 
Tasty, Acid-Free,
Less Oil, Less Fat
Lemon Pickle





Ingredients


  • Lemon - 5
  • Green Chilly - 4 (slit into two)
  • Chilli Powder - 4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Crystal(Rock) Salt - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - 2tsp
  • Gingelly Oil - 1 tbsp







Method 
  • Take a dry bottle or Pickle jar.
  • Put lemon pieces, cut in quarters. 
  • Add green chillies, salt and asafoetida. 
  • Mix them well and keep it for three days.
  • Shake the bottle twice a day.
  • Traditionally, they tie up the mouth of the jar with a white cloth(usually an old dhoti) to let in the air and sun light for quick marination.
  • Then add chilli powder, turmeric powder to the marinated lemon pieces.
  • Heat gingelly oil and pour it in. Mix.
  • Shake well and keep it for 3 to 4 days.
  • Use after that. Eat with any rice varieties.




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