Citron (நார்த்தங்காய்) is a type of citrus fruit that has a unique fragrance and thick skin. Unripe citron is green, while the ripe fruit is yellow in color. In traditional medicine, citron is used as a remedy for digestive problems. Tamilian cuisine uses citron for making pickles, kuzhambu and pachadi.
Citron – 1 no, cut into small pieces (நார்த்தங்காய்)
Salt – to taste
Methi powder – ¼ teaspoon
Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
Green chillies – chopped, 3-4 no, adjust to taste
Asafoetida – a pinch
|Citron Salt Pickle (உப்பு நார்த்தங்காய் ஊறுகாய்)|
|Store in an airtight jar|
How to care for the pickle: Store the pickle in an air tight jar or bottle. Always use a dry spoon for handling the pickle. Mix the pickle well with a spoon once everyday.
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