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Apr 18, 2008 01:09 PM

Dried Limes....where to purchase?

I have a friend who is looking for dried make Persian food...anyone know where to get them in Pasadena area?

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  1. I'm not sure in Pasadena - in Glendale it's the big Jon's market on glenoaks - purchased them there myself.

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    1. re: mrpullings

      practically anywhere in Westwood! and yes, Glendale too. They're worth the trip.

      =Foodie Road Trip!

    2. In Pasadena, I've seen dried limes in the small Armenian grocery stores that line Washington Blvd. between Lake and Allen.

        1. re: Tony Miller

          They're used in stews to flavor the dish. You dispose of them, sorta like a bay leaf, after you're done cooking. I guess you could eat them, but they aren't very tasty. My favorite Persian dish is Gormeh Sabzi, and I like it extra tart, so I use lemon/lime juice as well as the dried limes.

          Any Persian market will have them, they're a staple in our cuisine.