Plant-Based Single Origin Spice
Citrus trees are indigenous to South East Asia, and the introduction of limes, which withstand hot conditions better than lemons, to the Middle East was probably by Turkish and Moorish invaders.
Black limes, loomi or dried limes are whole sun-dried limes and is a pantry staple in many Middle Eastern countries. They vary in color from pale tan to very dark brown. When broken open, remnants of black pith are revealed on the inside, and a pungent fermented citrus aroma is released.
Perhaps the best thing about limes is that it has the least amount of calories, carbs, and fats. Moreover, these black limes are rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants and flavonol glycosides like kaempferol.
Comes in our signature airtight tin, which measures 3-1/2 inches in diameter and 2-3/4 inches in height.
Product weight: 2.5 oz
Ingredients: Whole Dried Black Limes
Product Care: Store in a cool, dry place.
Shelf life: 12 months
Nutrition Facts: Serving size: 1 tsp. (2g), Servings Per Container: 9, Amount per Serving: Calories 0, Fat Cal.0, Total Fat 0g (0% DV), Sat. Fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 0mg(0%DV), Sodium 0mg, (1%DV, Total Carb.1g(0%DV) Fiber 0g(0%DV), Sugars 0G, Protein 0g, Vitamin A(0%DV), Vitamin C(2%DV), Calcium (4%DV), Iron (4%DV), Percent Daily Values DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Black Limes Nirmalas Kitchen
The highly aromatic, somewhat fermented flavor notes in black limes compliment any fish and chicken dish. To bring out the flavors while cooking, make a few holes in the skin of the black lime with a fork and leave it in the pan during cooking.
Add a few to oxtail and lamb stews. Or toss a few into the cavity of poultry before roasting. Before discarding the black limes stewed in cooked dishes, squeeze out the precious liquid inside for a particularly satisfying taste sensation.
Black limes may also be pulverized and mixed with pepper, cloves, allspice, and cinnamon to sprinkle on chicken and fish and as a substitute for lemon.