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Neer Elumichangai (oil-free Lemon Pickle)

Neer Elumichangai (oil-free Lemon Pickle)
Neer Elumichangai (oil-free Lemon Pickle)
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  • Serves10 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Brunch , Lunch , Dinner

About this recipe

This Preserved Lemons soaked in water is the most favourite side dish for curd rice in our family. We are addicted to the taste of this Neer Elumichangai which also goes very well for Poricha Kuzhambu, More Kuzhambu and Upma varieties. It gives the taste of a pickle and at the same time oil and spice free and hence even elders can have safely...

Ingredients for Neer Elumichangai (oil-free Lemon Pickle)

  • Good quality juicy lemons 5 (Chop each lemon into small pieces of 16)
  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tab spoon
  • Green chillies finely chopped 2 table spoons
  • Crystal salt 2 or 3 table spoons as per the quantity of of lemon
  • Water 3 cups

How to cook Neer Elumichangai (oil-free Lemon Pickle)

  1. In a vessel boil the water with salt till the 3 cups of water becomes 1 cup. Then allow it cool well.
  2. Add all other ingredients in a clean dried glass bottle and add the salty water and mix well. It cant be used on that day itself.
  3. It takes minimum 2 days to get soaked well. Then refrigerate it and use for a week.
  • Tastes:  crunchy, sour, hot and juicy |
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