Lemon Red Chilli Pickle
|250||grams of red chilli|
|750||grams of sugar|
|125||grams of salt|
|a pinch of asafoetida|
|garam masala as per taste (optional)|
|1.||Using a dry cloth or tissue, thoroughly wipe both chillies and lemons. Please do not wash them as it will spoil the pickle.|
|2.||Remove and discard the seeds from both chillies and lemon. Grind chillies and lemon together into a coarse paste.|
|3.||Transfer the paste to a thick pan, add sugar and salt. Boil them together on slow flame for 30-45 minutes. Stir it continuously. Add asafoetida and garam masala as per taste. Allow it to cool and store in air-tight container in refrigerator.|
Recipe is minimally adapted from Maheshwari Aunty.
It stays well when refrigerated upto 6 months.