How to make Lemon And Fresh Turmeric Pickle -

Spicy lemon-turmeric pickle

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Lemon (नींबू), Fresh Turmeric (ताज़ी हल्दी )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Lemon And Fresh Turmeric Pickle

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 10-15 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Lemon And Fresh Turmeric Pickle Recipe

  • Lemon 500 grams

  • Fresh Turmeric peeled 250 grams

  • Salt 3 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 3 teaspoons

  • Split mustard seeds (rai ki dal) 4 teaspoons

  • Mustard powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 cup


Step 1

Cut each lemon into 8 equal pieces. Add salt and let it marinate for 10-12 hours.

Step 2

Slice turmeric thinly and add to the lemons. Add red chilli powder, split mustard seeds, mustard powder, fenugreek powder, kasoori methi powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder and mix. Add sesame oil and mix well. Transfer into a pickle jar and let it stand for a few days before serving.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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