Salted limes are a simpler version of pickle and are good for convalescents because of the high content of Vitamin C. Mangalore a city known for its scenic beauty, beautiful beaches and delicious sea food is where salted limes too are very popular ❤️
- 35 lemons
- 200 gms salt
- 35 green chillies
- 3 inch piece of ginger sliced finely or grated.
Wash and thoroughly dry the limes. Make four to eight slits on them, taking care to keep them intact at the centre. Stuff the salt in these slits. Slit the green chillies. Add the ginger and chillies to the lemon and store them in a bottle. Keep shaking it a couple of times every day for about ten days. The lemons release water and the chillies and ginger start changing colour. Allow them to mature for a couple of months before consuming.