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Hot Lemon Pickle

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The hot lemon pickle is a spicy pickle made with red chili peppers to taste. Spiced with added green chilies, fenugreek, ginger and asafeotida, the hot lemon pickle packs quite a punch. Peppy and appetizing, it is great for any meal.
  Asafoetida 2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Fenugreek 4 Teaspoon
  Green chilies 125 Gram, split
  Lemons 1 Kilogram
  Mustard oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Mustard seeds 4 Teaspoon
  Red chili peppers 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 250 Gram
  Sliced ginger 125 Gram, scraped
  Turmeric 2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) Make eight equal pieces of each lemon and mix them with salt.
2) Store the lemons in a glass jar and set in the sun for 15 days, shaking the jar daily.
3) Lightly fry the mustard seeds, asafoetida and fenugreek in warm mustard oil.
4) Pour the fried spices, ginger and vinegar to the jar.
5) Add lemon juice, chilli powder and green chillies to the lemons.
6) Keep in the sun for 15 days.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 54 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.1%

Saturated Fat 0.61 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1469.6 mg61.2%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g0.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.94 g3.7%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 0.42 g0.84%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 27.9%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 1.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hot Lemon Pickle Recipe