Lemon Pickle

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1/2 cup
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2 teaspoon mustard seeds

2 tablespoons olive oil

A small handful curry leaves, optional

1 teaspoon urad dhal/skinned and split black lentils, optional

1 teaspoon chili powder

4 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 medium lemons, washed, deseeded, and chopped


  1. Fry the mustard seeds in the hot oil. As they begin to pop, add the curry leaves and urad dhal. Lower the heat and add the chili powder; cook until brown, then add the vinegar. Stir in the lemon, remove from the heat and leave to cool. Can be stored in the refrigerator for a week.;
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