Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Key Lime pickle with Raisins


















Ingredients:
  1. Key limes - 30
  2. Raisins - 3 tbsp
  3. Dry red chilly - 25 seeds removed
  4. Vinegar - 1/2 cup
  5. Red chilly powder - 2 tbsp
  6. turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  7. methi seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  9. Garlic - 1 pod
  10. Ginger - 2 inch piece chopped
  11. Hing/asafotieda - 1/2 tsp
  12. Curry leaves - 2 springs
  13. salt - to taste
  14. Sugar - 2 tbsp
  15. Oil - 1/2 cup

Method:
Wash the key limes and steam them for 15 minutes and keep aside to cool.
Cut each into 4, mix in enough salt and 2 tbsp of sugar and store in a clean dry jar for a week.
Soak the raisins and dry red chillies in vinegar overnight.
Grind this to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and add in the mustard and methi seeds.
After it splutters add in the garlic and ginger and stir-fry until light golden .
Add in the curry leaves,hing and red chilly raisin paste and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
Add in the chilly powder and turmeric powder and saute for a minute.
Turn the flame off and add the marinated limes to the masala and mix well, taste for salt and add more if needed.Store in clean dry bottles.

2 comments:

  1. Oh this is something new to me. LOoks so good. I am drooling here.

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  2. I tried this recipe... too good. I am loving it.
    Thanks for sharing :)

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