Lemon Pickle

Lemon Pickle

Authentic Lemon Pickle is one spicy tangy pickle that is usually served with curd rice in south India. A pickle lover would have this pickle with dosa, iddli, curd rice or even rasam rice sometimes even chapathis. Lemon is one of the popular fruits used for making pickle and keeping the digestive system healthy.

Lemon Pickle
Ingredients
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ fresh red chilli
  • 1 small dried chilli
  • pinch of salt
  • olive oil
Instructions
  1. Cut the lemon into eighths, then de-seed and finely slice. Finely slice the red chilli.
  2. Put a small pan on to a medium to high heat.
  3. Add a drizzle of olive oil to the pan and the mustard seeds, turmeric and the sliced chilli.
  4. Crumble in the dried chilli. When everything starts to sizzle, add the sliced lemon and a pinch of salt. Cook for a minute (or the lemon rind is hard) then take off the heat and put in a bowl to cool.

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