Lime Pickles

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These Lime Pickles will make a great condiment to add to your next Indian feast. They are full of healthy spices to keep the immune system strong and the taste buds zingy. The wonderful aroma of the spices cooking in your kitchen will soon have the family salivating and the neighbors knocking.



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Lime Pickles


Preparation Time: 2 days
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Makes: 2 cups/jars



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Limes for juicing


Ingredients

8 limes
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 teaspoons mustard seeds
3 garlic cloves
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
2 teaspoons turmeric powder
2 teaspoons chilli powder
2 teaspoons coriander seeds
1/2 cup filtered water
3/4 brown sugar
2 tablespoons white vinegar

Method

Slice the limes and sprinkle with the salt. Leave them to preserve and soften over 2 days, stirring occasionally.



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Salted limes


Fry the spices in the coconut oil for two minutes, then add the salted lime mixture, brown sugar, filtered water and white vinegar.



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Fry the spices


Simmer for sixty minutes so that the mixture thickens.



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Add the salted lime mixture


Spoon the lime pickle mixture into sterile jars, seal and store in a cool, dark place to allow the flavors to develop over several weeks. These would make ideal gifts for friends and family, especially if they love Indian curries.



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Lime Pickles in a jar


Categories
#Lime
#Citrus
#Indian
#Pickles
 
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