Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Gooseberry pickle/amla achar

Gooseberry or amla is a very healthy fruit as it is the richest natural source of vitamin C.Consumption of amla prevents many ailments/disorders.. to name a few - dizziness,acidity,common cold. This is one of our favourite pickles with its sour and bitter taste :)

Ingredients -
asafoetida (hing)
fenugreek seeds(methi)
black pppercorns(kalimirch)
mustard seeds
red chilly powder
turmeric powder

Method -
Boil 4 medium sized amlas in water.
Once they become soft(about 1-2 min) remove them.
Remove the seeds from them and chop them fine.
Heat about 2 tspn oil in a pan.
Add hing,mutard,fenugreek seeds and peppercorns.
Remove these from oil and crush to a fine powder in a pestle.
To the amlas add salt,red chilly powder and a pinch of turmeric powder.
Chilly powder can be varied as per taste.
Add these amlas into the above leftover oil.
Add in the powder just prepared and mix well.
Spicy amla pickle is ready :-) Store it in an airtight container and it stays good in the refrigerator for about 2weeks.

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