No indian meal is complete without pickle. This classic recipe for lime pickle is a must to try and can be served with just about any Indian dish.
Lime Pickle Ingredients
1/2 cup of vegetable oil
2 teaspoons of mustard seeds
1 teaspoon of turmeric
5 green chillies
5 cloves of garlic
10 teaspooons of salt
15 teaspoons of red chilli powder
2 litres of water
Bring the water to the boil and add the limes and turmeric. Leave for 2-3 minutes then remove from the heat and allow to cool. Once cooled cut the limes into wedges and add them to a large jar along with the salt and leave for 24 hours to infuse.
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds until they start to pop then add the chillies (sliced),garlic, limes and chilli powder. Fry off on a high heat for 2 minutes then allow to cool. Add the limes mixture to a sterilised jar and pour the remaining oil over the limes before sealing tightly.
Once opened store the pickle in a jar in the fridge.