Lemon Pickle (Pitlai)

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Total Time:
12.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Big size lemon - 1
  • Tamarind pulp - 1 tsp
  • Sambar powder - 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 1/2 cup - white channa
  • To roast and grind into paste:
  • Coriander - 1.5 tsp
  • Channa dal - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 6
  • 1/2 cup - fresh coconut, grated
  • For tempering:
  • Oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • Curry leaves

How to Make Lemon Pickle (Pitlai)

  • Soak toor dal and white channa overnight and cook it.
  • Grind all the ingredients for the paste.
  • Boil the lemon with tamarind water.
  • Mix these two with salt, sambar powder, boiled dals and the paste.
  • saute and keep aside.
  • Season with mustard, curry leaves and urad dal.
  • Serve.

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