Home Made Lemon Pickle : Elumichai Oorukai


Home Made Lemon Pickle : Elumichai Oorukai

Popular pickle at home
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 6 people



  • Wash lemons, dab dry and cut them into 4 to 8 pieces.
  • Cut green chillies into ½” to 1” long pieces and cut ginger into discs of suitable thickness or into small pieces.
  • Roast salt till the crepitation subsides. Roast fenugreek till it turns brownish in colour.
  • Grind the two well.
  • Mix them all thoroughly and store in a clean, dry, airtight preferably a glass bottle.
  • Shake the bottle every day.
  • It takes about 4 days to be ready for use, by which time some juice from the ingredients also collects binding all the ingredients together.
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