This unique ingredient is a Lime that has been dried with all of the water content removed. Black limes can be used ground, sliced, or whole as a spice or steeped to add flavor. Black limes are a unique ingredient with a acidic-smoky-sour-citrus flavor and similar substitutes would be Preserved Lemon and regular Lime.
Prepared Ingredient, Seasoning/ Flavoring, Spice
Acidic, Bitter-Slightly, Citrus, Earthy, Smoky, Sour, Strong
Cut/Slice, Grind, Mash/Purée, Soak/Steep