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Easy Lime Pickle

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This lime pickle goes well with curd rice and other rice varities...
  Limes 9 (preferably ripe limes)
  Salt 5 Tablespoon
  Chilli powder 2 Tablespoon
  Turmeric powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Urad dal 1 Teaspoon
  Urad dhal 1 Teaspoon
  Methi seed 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pickle 2 Cup (32 tbs)

1. Wash and dry the limes. (There should be no trace of water on the limes or on the containers and spoons used)
2. Cut 3 limes and squeeze their juices and keep it aside.
3. For the rest 6 limes, cut their stalk end and then into quarters and again to get small pieces.
4. Put this in a microwaveable glass bowl and pour the juice over.
5. Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and sugar. Blend well.
6. In a hot frying pan, add oil; then the mustard seeds. Let them splutter.
7. Add the urad dhal and then the methi seeds. Fry for about 1/2 min.
8. Switch of the flame and add asafoetida.
9. Pour this into the lime mixture and blend well.
10. Microwave the lime pickle for 1 min and then store it in a glass container. Best used after 2-3 weeks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Vegan, Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 50 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.21 g1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1350.9 mg56.3%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.88 g3.5%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 0.41 g0.81%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 6.3%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Easy Lime Pickle Recipe