Kerala Style Naaranga Curry

RugminiKamalan R
Kerala Style Naaranga Curry

Kerala Style Naaranga Curry

Kerala Style Naaranga Curry is a traditional styled lemon pickle usually served for Sadhya dishes. Spicy and tangy flavored Kerala Style Naaranga Curry is the simplest of lemon pickle preparations with minimum ingredients. The dish is unique and tasty and the pickle tastes best when used fresh. Moderately sour and juicy lemons are opted for the dish. The pickle does not use oil so storage is not advised. Pickles are eaten as a side dish with rice and aids digestion when consumed in moderate amounts. Lime pickles are a must for biriyani dishes. A typical meal in Indian Cuisine consists of a pickle and limes pickles are the favorite among them. Preparation of pickle varies from region to region and each area has its own way of making pickles. You can discover a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 250 g Lime Vadukapuliyan Naaranga
  • or
  • 8 nos Small Lemon Cherunaaranga
  • 25 g Green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek powder Uluva
  • 5 g Asafoetida powder Kayam
  • 25 g Chilly powder
  • 4 sprigs Curry leaves
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing the delicious pickle, first chop lemon/lime into fine pieces.
  • Add salt, chilly powder and asafoetida powder to the finely chopped lime and mix well.
  • Add curry leaves and mix well again.
  • Cover and keep the pickle for sometime and use.


You can visit this link Raw Mango Pickle. You can also visit this link Vellarikka Kichadi.
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Response (3)
  1. j
    jthjdt December 22, 2006


  2. s
    suneetha September 9, 2008

    sorry, Tooooo bad

  3. h
    hset December 22, 2006


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