Sticky Lime Pickle

This sticky lime pickle is another one of my mum-in-laws signature pickle recipes. She calls it lime pickle however I had to name it the sticky lime pickle as it caramelises and becomes very sticky in consistency and texture as it matures over months.


Tendli pickle is a flavour-packed, pungent yet tangy-with a hint of sweetness- vegetable pickle made of the ivy gourd. What is an ivy gourd? Tendli as it is commonly known in Goa is also called Tindora or Ivy Gourd or scarlet gourd or the kowai fruit. For those who do not mind a little science,…