Pickles - Lime Pickle
12 nos limes - cut in 4 pieces
10-12 nos green chillies - split
1" piece ginger, finely chopped
20-25 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp methi (fenugreek)
a few curry patha
1 tsp haldi powder(turmeric)
1 tsp hing powder(asafoetida)
1 cup oil
1/2 cup vinegar
salt to taste
Boil the lime with salt until the skin is soft.
Heat oil in pan, fry mustard and methi, then fry the green masala and curry patha.
Remove from fire, add the rest of the ingredients.
Cool and bottle.
Add a little boiled water if the pickle is too dry.