People of India and Africa have used this recipe for lemon preserve, years and years ago.
Due to the complexity of fermented lemon, fermented lemons have amazing nutritional advantages, so they are great for your health. Namely, they can be used in meat and other foods because they make them much healthier.
In which way you can ferment your lemons?
All you need is:
- Organic lemons (4-6 of);
- A glass jar
- Sea-salt (1 tablespoon per lemon);
Way of preparation:
Firstly you should remove well all stems from the lemon rinse. After that you should make a deep cut in the form of X. Then you should add ½ tablespoon of salt to each thread and by pressing with your hands you should close the thread. Make sure that the salt stays in .You can place a layer of salt at the bottom of the jar. Then you should place prepared lemons .It is necessary to put salt in the jar after each lemon.
When you are done, you should leave your jar for the next 2-3 days, while making sure to press the lemon halves at least once a day, so that it can properly soak up the salt.
Is believed that lemons prepared in this way are 3 times healthier than regular lemons. You can use them to spice up your favorite dishes.
When you want to use the lemon, just wash it, remove the pulp and seeds, and slice or grind the peel. Note: It is recommendable do not keep your lemons for more than 6 months in your fridge.