Simple Lemon Pickle

4 Aug

Nimmakaya Karam


Lemon 1
Urad dal 1/2 cup
Whole dried red chillies 5-8
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Heat oil in a skillet on medium low, add broken red chillies.
After few seconds add urad dal and mix well.
When dal turns light brown, cool down the mixture to room temperature.
Grind into somewhat fine powder adding sufficient salt and squeeze in lemon juice.
Serve with rice, roti, idly, dosa etc…

Notes: If you already made urad dal powder, then just squeeze the lemon and add salt.


5 Responses to “Simple Lemon Pickle”

  1. Jyothi August 4, 2007 at 7:52 am #

    Hot and yummy pickle. Beautiful photo. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Asha August 4, 2007 at 8:18 am #

    Lemon pickle with Urad dal pd is new to me.Looks great.I thought only Methi pd can be added to pickle.Thanks.I will try this:)

  3. saju August 4, 2007 at 1:42 pm #

    lovely looking pickle and fairly easy too. thanks for sharing


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