Lemon Pickle Recipe - South Indian Style

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            Lemon pickle / Elumichampazham Oorukkai (Tamil) is a basic and  important condiment available  in all Indian kitchen.  Making pickles is an affordable and practical method of preserving lemons for a  long term usage. Ingredients and method of making pickles may vary from one home to other home. This is my mom's recipe. This is the first time I made this pickle and the outcome was really tasty and more flavorful. I always prefer homemade pickles because they are less in sodium, no preservatives added and also cost effective. It goes well with yogurt rice . If you get lemons then you should try this recipe, it is not only tastes yummy, also it cools the body and fight against infections.Also check this recipe Mango Pickle.       


             4 Lemons, Big
             1/2 Tsp of Turmeric Powder
             3-4 Tsp of Salt

     To Temper

             5 Tbsp of Indian Sesame Oil / Gingelly Oil
             2 Tsp of Mustard Seeds
             1 Tsp of Urad Dal
             1/4 Tsp of Hing / Asafoetida
             4 Tsp of Red Chilly Powder or Cayenne Pepper
             1/2 Tsp of Fenugreek powder, Dry Roasted



     Health Benefits of Lemon

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