Lime Oil Pickles Recipe

Lime Oil Pickles Recipe

Ingredients :

12-14 limes, cut into thin wedges

3 teaspoons mustard seeds

2 teaspoons turmeric, ground

2 teaspoons each of cumin seeds, fennel seeds and fenugreek

5 chopped green chili

4 cloves sliced garlic

2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated

1 tablespoon cooking oil

2 cups cooking oil

1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste

 

Method :

Sprinkle salt over the cut lime wedges and set them aside. Heat a frying pan and dry roast the mustard seeds and the ground turmeric, fennel seeds, fenugree seeds and cumin seeds for about 2 minutes. Remove and use a pestle and mortar to grind them into fine powdery form. With a low heat, fry the chopped green chilies, grated fresh ginger, garlic in the 1 tablespoon of cooking oil until golden brown. Do not burn.

Add the 2 cups of cooking oil, lime wedges, spice and sugar. At a low heat, simmer for about 10 minutes and stir occasionally. Scoop into a warm sterilized jars, seal and store in the fridge.

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