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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Nimbe Hannu(Lemon) Tokku

Ingredients:
10 medium sized Lemon / Nimbe Huli
10 - 12 Green Chillies
3/4 cup Table Salt
1.5 tsp roasted Fenugreek seeds powder
1/4 tsp Asafoetida powder or grape sized Asafoetida
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Cumin seeds
3 tsp Oil
1 - 2 broken Red Chillies

Recipe:
Clean and wipe the lemons, green chillies using a clean cotton cloth.

Remove the seeds, chop the lemon into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below. Cut the green chillies into medium sized pieces. Add salt and mix them well.

Keep this in an airtight container and mix this once in a day using a dry spatula for next 1 week.

Put this in a mixer and grind them coarsely without adding any water as shown in the picture below.

Put cumin seeds, oil, broken red chillies in a heavy bottomed vessel and heat. Once they starts spluttering, add asafoetida powder, turmeric powder, keep it for few seconds and then add the crushed lemon pickle, mix them well bring it to boil. Add dry roasted fenugreek seeds powder and mix well.

Once its cooled to room temperature, store it in an airtight container. It goes well with Rice.