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Lime Pickle

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Ingredients
  Ripe lime 25
  Gingelly oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mustard seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic cloves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ginger 2 Teaspoon, julienned
  Green chilies 18 , slit with stalks
  Asafoetida powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chilli powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Steam lime for 5 minutes. Spread on a tray to cool and wipe dry.
2. Heat oil, splutter mustard seeds and add fenugreek seeds. Lower the flame and add turmeric powder.
3. Add the garlic, ginger and green chillies and saute till the colour changes.
4. Remove from fire and add asafoetida and chilli powders while still hot. Mix well, cool and then add the salt.
5. Cut each lime into 8 pieces.
6. Pack the lime slices in a clean dry jar, alternating each layer with a layer of the sauted ingredients. Use after one week.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lime
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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