Greenfields Dried Black Lime is also called Dried Lime, Loomi, Lumi, Noomi Basra, Omani, Amani, or Black Lemon is a spice used in Middle Eastern dishes. It is made by boiling fresh lime in salt water and sun drying until the insides turn black. In the Gulf States, loomi (dried black lime) and saffron used for the kebsa spice mixture (also called “Gulf baharat”). Black limes are usually used in legume, seafood or meat dishes. They are pierced, peeled or crushed before adding them to the dish. Dried Persian black limes are most commonly used in slow-cooked dishes, infusing sauces with complex citrus flavours.
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