Lime Pickle

Payaswini's Recipes

10 fresh lime
1-2 cups salt
1 tsp. cumin seeds

1 tbsp. mustard seeds
1 tbsp. fenugreek seeds
20-25 dried red chillies
1 tsp. turmeric powder

Cut the lime into small pieces (Preseve the juice while cutting)
Put lime pieces in a large pickle or glass jar and add salt.
Shake jar to coat all pieces.
Keep aside for 5-6 days till lime becomes tender.
(stir it with a dry laddle once everyday.)

Dry roast the cumin, mustard, fenugreek, and red chillies. Add turmeric and grind to a powder.
Add ground powder to the lime pieces. Mix well with a clean dry spoon.
Allow 4-5 days before eating. Preserve in clean dry airtight jars.

For Seasoning: (Optional)
Heat 2 tsp. oil and fry 1 tsp. mustard seeds and add 1/2 tsp. asafoetida to it.
Add this to the pickle and mix well.