Lemon Pickle (Kerala Style) - Onam Special







Lemon Pickle
  
Here is our recipe for lemon pickle.


Ingredients
  • 10 Large Lemon
  • 1/2 Cup Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chopped ginger
  •  2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 3 green chillies chopped
  • Few curry leaves
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp Gingelly oil (Sesame seed oil)
  • 3 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
Preparation
    Bring a pot of water to boil and immerse the lemons and continue boiling for 3-4 minutes. Take the lemons
out and let them cool. Cut the lemons into small pieces (don't discard the juices) and keep it aside. Coarse grind the mustard seeds. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. Add Ginger, garlic and green chillies as soon as the mustard changes color. Cook for 2-3 minutes and add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and asafoetida powder. Add curry leaves and switch off the heat. Add the cut lemons and salt. Add enough vinegar and properly mix together. Keep it covered for a day and the adjust the salt and add more vinegar. You can  add some sugar also to sweeten a bit. Keep refrigerated.
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32 Comments:

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

This looks completely intriguing! The only thing I've never heard of is the asafoetida powder. I'll have to google that one!! Great pictures, thanks!

jais said...

wow my fav looks nice

An Open Book said...

a cousin jus brought back some amazing picle and we just cant get enough of it..i wonder what il do soon thts over...
lovely colour vrinda

Nandini said...

Our favourite! It's very tangy! Slurp!

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Pic kandittu vayil vellam vannu.superb.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow wat a tempting pickle...luks delicious...nice clicks.

Sarah Naveen said...

Nice click...looks so delicious...Navee's fav!!!

Rachana said...

Mouthwatering pickle! Great pics!

Kairali sisters said...

Super click and nalla kidilan achar...

Nithu Bala said...

wonderful click..loved it..

Swathi said...

Achar adipoli vrinda, Onanthinu njan visit cheyithaloo.

Guna's kitchen said...

mouthwatering pickle .. luks deliicious and very tmpting clicks

Kamalika said...

Awesome dish....the click is too good....

Sushma Mallya said...

wow such a yummy & tangy pickle, love this one

Suman Singh said...

lemon pickle looks amazing..very tempting pics..

Yummy Team said...

Ee pickle riceum koootti eppol thanne kazhikkan thonnunnu..Drooling over your pictures..

Nitha said...

Pickle looks great.. adipoli clicks..

women-wisdom.com said...

My favourite lemon pickle. Its so perfect.Am loving it yaar.

kitchen flavours said...

Looks absolutely good...I'm trying out this recipe as soon as I can get hold of asafoetida powder. Do you discard the lemon seeds during cutting?

Bergamot said...

The pickle looks good...tangelicious

Reshmi said...

mouthwatering pickle....hot hot shot vrinda..

Shanthi said...

Spicy and hot pickle

Hamaree Rasoi said...

My mouth is watering as this is not only tangy, spicy and lots of garlic also. Drolling over the click
Deepa

Hamaree Rasoi

Priya said...

Mouthwatering lemon pickle..

Nostalgia said...

Onam reminders all over.. Achar looks lip smacking good.

Angie's Recipes said...

Looks so tempting! The pictures simply make me salivate.

Reeni said...

I never saw a better looking lemon pickle! Would so love to taste one.

Suma Rowjee said...

Lemon pickle is an all time fav of mine as it has relatively low or zero fat content,and high on taste. Garlicky lemon pickle is mouth watering Vrinda!! Will try your version sometime.

Vrinda said...

Kitchen Flavors ,v don't discard seeds,but u can if u dont like seeds in them...

Poonam said...

Lemon pickle is also my favourite!!!!

Dhanya said...

ooooh eruuuuuuu

sajith kumar said...

Adipoli

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