Lemon Pickle - Jamie Oliver

An excellent pickle for serving with curry from Jamie Oliver's book 'Happy Days with the Naked Chef'. If you're looking for the lemon pickle from Jamie's 30 Minute Meals, it can be found in my post here.

Lemon Pickle from Happy Days with the Naked Chef

Lemon Pickle

Recipe from Happy Days with the Naked Chef


2 Teaspoons Mustard Seeds
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
A Few Dried Curry leaves - broken 
1 Teaspoon Yellow Mung Dal
1 Teaspoon Chilli Powder
4 Tablespoons White Wine Vinegar
2 Lemons


Wash and deseed the lemons and cut into bite size pieces, leaving the skin on.

Fry the mustard seeds in the hot oil. As they begin to pop add the curry leaves and the urad dal.
Lower the heat and cook until brown, then add the vinegar.

This bit is important! - Cook until the dal is soft - test one as they will be really hard if not cooked through.

Stir in the lemon, cook for a bit and then remove from the heat and allow to cool. 

This can be stored in the fridge for a few days if you wish.
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  1. I have been seeing a lot of recipes for pickling lemons lately. I don;t think I have ever had pickled lemons. I will have to try them.

  2. This sounds really good too Jan! You have lots of goodies on here for me to drool over today!


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