Grated Rind of Lime & Juice of 2-3 Limes (or 6-8 Tbspns of Lime Juice); Butter 2-3 tbspns; 3 eggs – well beaten; ½ -3/4 cup of Sugar powdered; a Pinch of Salt.
Place a vessel with water on low heat & let it simmer nicely. In the Meantime take a bowl add the lime rinds, lime juice, salt & butter & stand this bowl over the simmering water – keep stirring till the mixture is well blended & the butter has melted add the sugar & continue to stir for about 15/20 mins till the sugar is dissolved now add the beaten eggs mixture & continue to stirring till it thickens like custard (do not over heat or boil or it will curdle) remove from heat, strain the mixture – pour into a clean, dry, airtight bottle & use for Bread, Dosa’s, Puri’s, Chappatti’s etc.,
P N:= If the mixture does not thicken – remove from heat immediately & beat with a whish rapidly.
The Lemon Curd is done when the mixture coats the back of a spoon.