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Lemon Pickle In Oil

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Lemon pickle in oil is a cooked lemon pickle prepared with added spices. Flavored wuth asafoetida, red chili pepper, ginger, methi seeds and seasoned with salt, the lemon pickle in oil is peppy and savory with meals of all sorts.
Ingredients
  Lemons 1 Kilogram
  Salt 240 Gram
  Mustard oil 1⁄2 Liter
  Asafoetida 2 Dash
  Red chili pepper 4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Mustard seeds 30 Gram
  Whole red chillies 120 Gram (Use Fresh)
  Methi seeds 60 Gram
  Lemon juice 60 Cup (960 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1) Cut each soaked, cleaned and dried lemon into four pieces.
2) Coat both inside and outside of the lemon pieces with salt and keep till tender.
3) Lightly heat the oil till smoky, remove from the fire, add asafoetida and when it swells up crush it with a spoon.
4) Lightly fry the chilli powder in the oil, stirring it continuously till a red colour appears.
5) Make the mustard seeds a little fried in the oil after removing it from fire.
6) Add all the fried spices, ginger and red chillies to the lemons and cook until a little tender with constant stirring.
7) Now add 1 tablespoon of salt, roasted powdered methi seeds and lime juice to the mixture and cook for 5 minutes.
8) Remove from the fire. Keep the lemon pickle into a clean airtight jar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Servings: 
70

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