Whole dried lime

Whole dried lime

Whole dried lime

Availability: In stock

£3.25

Also known as Noumi basra or Oman lemon. These are small lemons (or limes) that are left to dry in the sun for a very long time until they turn rock-hard. They have a sharp flavour and are very aromatic. They are added whole to stews, tagines and soups and lend a very unique flavour (remember to puncture them!). We also like grinding them (in a spice grinder) and add to salads, particularly those containing pulses and grains.


 


Ingredients

Dried lime

Shelf life

30 December 2018

Ships to

Worldwide

Size

30g

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  • Pantry A lovely addition to a stew
    (11/06/2014) I used these when making the Iranian vegetable stew.Love this dish.the limes add an interesting twist to a vegetable stew.
  • Pantry A flavor powerhouse
    (27/01/2014) Add a few dried limes to a soup or stew and your dish will be transformed by their complex, tangy citrus flavor.