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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Nellikkai Urugai | Amla | Gooseberry Pickle Recipe!!!

Nellikkai/Amla/Gooseberry is very good to health and is rich in Vitamin C. I had previously posted Nellikkai Rice recipe here, checkout if you had not seen.

Nellikkai/Amla/Gooseberry - 10 nos(Big ones)
Red Chilli Powder - 2 tablespoons(As per your taste)
Oil - 1/2 cup (any cooking oil I use Gingely Oil/Nalla Yennai or Olive Oil)
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Hing - 1/4 tspn
Venthayam podi/Fenugreek seeds powder - 1/2 tspn
Turmeric - 1/2 tspn
Salt as required

Preparation Method
Boil water in a vessel, add turmeric and little salt.
Wash and wipe nellikkai put them in the boiling water. Leave it for 4 to 5 hours.
Once its almost cool, takeout and cut them sidewards. Remove the seed.
Heat a kadai, add oil, mustard wait till it splutters, add peringayam. Add the chopped nellikai and saute for 2 to 3 mins. Add salt, venthiya powder and red chilli powder. Mix all and off the stove. Allow it to cool and transfer them to glass or porcelein container.
Mix well and leave it for a day. Keep mixing in intervals with a wooden or plastic spoon.

Yummy Nellikkai Pickle is ready. A perfect for curd rice/Kootu rice.


- For longer shelf life, store in refridgerator.
- If you are using steal spoon, do not leave it in the box as it will rust.

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Reva on February 12, 2012 at 3:48 PM said...

Urugai looks super delicious... Gooseberry has a mild sweetness in the end ,isn't it!! That is the winning aspect of this pickle..:))

Girl Cook Art on February 12, 2012 at 4:50 PM said...

looks really tasty..pickles are must have with my daily lunch.and this just is mouthwatering! Check out my recent post - Masala Sandwich

Anjali Bapna Shukla on February 12, 2012 at 6:14 PM said...

Amle ka Achaar, as we call it, looks so good here and makes me nostalgic reminding me of mom's hand-cooked food. :)
Thanks for this lovely share.

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Unknown on February 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM said...

yummy urukai,mouthwatering here:)

Niloufer Riyaz on February 12, 2012 at 8:23 PM said...

Mouth watering pickle!! perfect accompaniment

Ramya on February 12, 2012 at 9:27 PM said...

Oo my my mouth is watering! Spicy and yummy looking Urugai!

Rekha shoban on February 12, 2012 at 10:18 PM said...

yummy urugai!!perfect with curry rice!

Tina on February 13, 2012 at 12:07 AM said...

perfect with rice nd curd..

Hema on February 13, 2012 at 1:30 AM said...

Very mouthwatering..

hotpotcooking on February 13, 2012 at 10:23 AM said...

Yum pickle

divya on February 13, 2012 at 11:09 AM said...

Wow...looks absolutely delicious...

HemasAdugemane on February 13, 2012 at 12:07 PM said...

perfect pickle. looks delicious. bookmarked.

Sangeetha Nambi on February 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM said...

Looks Perfect !

Sara on February 13, 2012 at 4:30 PM said...

Thank you Friends. on February 14, 2012 at 10:42 PM said...

it looks super delicious n tasty dear..


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