Hot Lemon Pickle : Kara Elumichai Oorukai


Hot Lemon Pickle : Kara Elumichai Oorukai

Common traditional and authentic pickle
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 5 people


  • 12 nos Lemon Ripe and fresh
  • 12 Red chillies without stalks
  • 7 gms Asafoetida Preferably cake
  • 2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tsp Mustard for grinding optional for tempering
  • ½ cup Oil


  • Wash lemons, dab dry and cut them into 4 to 8 pieces and set aside.
  • Roast salt in a dry pan till it crepitates and set aside.
  • Dry fry fenugreek till it turns brownish.
  • Roast mustard till it splutters. Fry red chilli and asafoetida in 2 tsp oil.
  • Grind salt, red chilli, asafoetida, mustard and fenugreek into a fine powder.
  • Mix the powder with lemon thoroughly.
  • Temper with mustard fried in oil.
  • Mix and press the pieces down so that oil floats on top, which prevents spoiling.
  • Mix every day.
  • It is ready to consume in 3 - 4 days.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Recipe Rating

Indian Grocery Online