Monday, September 6, 2010

Lime pickle

This recipe is for my friend George who is a "Naranga achar" lover.


10 Limes
2 garlic pods
2 inch ginger
4 tbsp chilly powder
1 tbsp asafoetida
1/4 tbsp fenugreek seed powder
1/2 cup sesame oil
1/4 tsp jaggery
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup water
salt to taste


1.Steam the limes for one minute and cut them into 8 pieces each once they cool down.Add salt and keep aside.
2.Grind and make paste out of ginger and garlic.
3.Heat oil in a pan and saute ginger garlic paste until they turn light brown in color.Add the chilly powder,asafoetida and fenugreek powder and fry for one minute on low heat.
4.Pour in the vinegar and water.Add salt,jaggery and bring the mixture to a boil.Switch off the flame.
5.when the mixture cools down add the lime pieces to it and mix well.

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