Monday, August 3, 2009

Lime Pickle





Ingredients:

Fresh Limes- 10
Salt- 11/2 cups
Mustard seeds- 1 tbsp
Methi seeds-1 tbsp
Red Chillies- 10 nos
Byadagi red chillies- 20 nos
Turmeric powder- 1 tsp

For Seasoning:
Oil- 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Hing - 1/4 tsp

Method:

Cut the lime into small pieces along with the juice.Put lime pieces in a Glass jar and add salt.Mix well.Keep aside for 5-6 days till lime becomes tender.Stir it with a dry ladle once everyday.
Dry roast the mustard, methi seeds and red chillies. Add turmeric and grind to a powder.Add ground powder to the lime pieces. Mix well with a clean dry spoon.
Allow 4-5 days before eating. Keep in clean dry airtight jars.
When ready to serve add seasoning.

P.S. If you don't have the necessary ingredients for pickle masala you can use the store bought Bedekar Pickle masala or Deep pickle masala.

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