Aunt Stella's Sweet Lime Pickle

Mangalore - Goa - Pickles


Quantity: Measure: Ingredients: Description:
25 units Lime (fresh) Yellow Lemons
1 Teacup Vinegar For grinding masala
2 Teaspoon Jeera/Cumin Seeds Grind Masala
0.5 Teaspoon Methi - Fenugreek roasted - Grind Masala
2 Bits Turmeric/Haldi Grind Masala
3 Bits Ginger Add to masala and grind
3 Pods (whole) Garlic Add to masala and grind
2 Tablespoon Mustard Seed Add to masala and grind
0.5 Bottle Sweet Oil heat
1 Bundles Curry Leaves add
450 Grammes Sugar add
20 Medium Chillies Green Medium size
1 Salt-Spoon Salt  


Cut limes, put salt  and keep overnight. 


Next day, grind jeera, turmeric/Haldi and roasted methi, in a little vinegar.   Then add mustard seeds and grind a little, and lastly, grind garlic and ginger .    When done, remove and wash the mixer with diluted vinegar.


Heat  the sweet oil in a vessel, large enough to hold the pickle.  When hot, add curry leaves and fry till they change colour and  then add the masala and fry it.
Let it cook for a little while, then add green chillies cut into slices.  Add sugar, vinegar, with vinegar water used for washing the mixer,  limes etc.  Check the taste, and adjust it to yours.

Boil for half an hour on slow fire.

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