Fresh pepper is a delicacy. It is not only enjoyed by the Indians, but you can find tiny bottles of it in the European supermarkets too. Grown in the Southern parts of India, fresh pepper is brined and eaten with curd rice as a digestive.
- Fresh pepper
- Lemon juice
Wash and dry the fresh pepper. Dissolve in water as much salt as would be required for the quantity of pepper to be brined and boil the solution well. Cool thoroughly. Add lemon juice as per requirement and then drop in the fresh pepper into the brine. Store in sterilized bottles in the refrigerator. Takes a couple of months to mature before it can be consumed.