Turshi Limo 2 (Lemon pickle)

  • Yield : two 450 g jars
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 0m
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  • 900 g very small lemons or limes
  • 1 tbs sia dona (Nigella seeds)
  • 1 tbs fenugreek
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 2 tbs salt


Step 1

Squeeze out the juice from half of the lemons and reserve.

Step 2

Puncture holes in the skins of the remaining lemons before putting in clean, dry jars.

Step 3

Add the lemon juice and the other ingredients. If the lemons are not covered by juice, add more juice and proportionately more sugar.

Step 4

Screw on the lids and leave in a warm and preferably sunny place until the lemons become soft and are no longer bitter.

Step 5

How long this takes depends upon where the jars are placed. If the juice evaporates, add more lemon juice.

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