Yelamchanaga urgai / Lemon Pickle

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  1. 10 Lemons
  2. 1 cup Oil
  3. 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  4. 50 grms Red chillies ( Byadagi chillies / Southindian chillies)
  5. 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  6. Salt to taste
  7. 1/2 tsp Asafoetida


  1. Take a heavy bottom pan. Heat oil
  2. Add mustard allow to splutter, Add asafoetida(hing)
  3. Add chopped lemon into the oil slowly. Cook the lemon in the oil till soft. switch off the flame
  4. Take a wok, fry chillies & fenugreek seeds on a medium flame
  5. Make a dry powder. Add into the lemons stir well
  6. Add salt & mix well
  7. Keep pickle outside(normal temp) for one or two days
  8. After 2 days saute well and then transfer into the Pickle jar, keep Refrigerate

Recipe Source : My Mom

This is my entry to The Spice Cafe JFI - Lime/Lemon, hosted by Coffee

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Asha said...

I am drooling!!!:D

Jayashree said...

Looks spicy and delish....

Happy cook said...

Ohhhh now i just need rice, curd and this lime pickle, i willbe in heaven ;-)))

Grihini said...

me too droooling over the pickles now.

Seema said...

Awesome, curd rice and this.. i am happy!

LG said...

oo'' just cannot stop drooling over it. umm...

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

oh, my fav!!! amma sent me a box full of these when I came from India this time.. :)

easycrafts said... mom makes these.

Sia said...

what a gorgeous colour of this spicy-tangy pickle!

bee said...

beautiful. this recipe may even be great with gooseberries.

Sagari said...


Red Chillies said...

Wow Mala, look at that! Looks perfect. I love limbehannina uppinakai anytime with curd rice.

Vanamala said...

Love to eat lemon pickle with curd rice hmmmmmm good combo na!!!

Thank you all...

Dhivya said...

sounds great..i am drooling here

Pearlsofeast said...

Hi me too first time in your lovely space. Love that picture in that header.
Wow this lemon pickle is absolutely worth trying. I have never put my hands on with pickle but recipe has tempted me. !!!!!!!1

Gregory Dickson said...

Ok, I had my first lemon and mango pickle in Bangalore and Mysore. I love your hometown. I am going to try making it myself for the first time!!

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