Lemon Thokku

Ingredients​

Lemon ¼ kg
Chillipowder 125 gms, Turmeric powder 2 tsps
Mustard seeds 2 tsps,
Fenugreek powder 1 Tbl.sp.
Asafetida powder 1 tsp,
V.V.S.Gingelli Oil 500ml.
Fenngreek powder:
Dry roast fenngreek lightly and powder it in a mixie.

Methods

  • Wash, wipe and cut the ripe lemon into small pieces. Remove the seeds.
  • Add turmeric powder, salt and keep aside for 2 days.
  • Shake in between twice daily.
  • Third day grind it to a paste.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, allow to crackle, mix asafetida and then add the ground paste in it.
  • Add chilli powder and stir until oil separates, from the mixture.
  • Remove from fire and mix fenngreek powder to that.
  • Allow to cool and fill in dry sterilized bottle.