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Sunday, June 10, 2012

NELLIKAI THOKKU -TYPE 4/GOOSEBERRY PICKLE/AMLA ACHAR




INGREDIENTS:

Nellikai - Big variety -15
Salt - 2 tsp.
Chilli powder - 1 tsp.
Oil - 2 ladles
Hing - 1/8 tsp.
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.

METHOD:

Heat water in a vessel, add a tsp. salt and turmeric powder. When the water boils rapidly, add the gooseberries and allow it to boil for 1 minute. Switch off the stove. Drain, and allow to cool. Chop them roghly. Discard the seeds. Grind in a mixie to a coarse paste.

Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add hing, turmeric powder and the ground gooseberries. Add salt and chilli powder and saute well. . Saute frequently till oil leaves the sides. When cool, store in airtight ceramic or glass jars and refrigerate.

NOTE: If well sauted and done with more oil, this can be stored at room temperature for 3 days and when refrigerated it can be stored for 1 month.

17 comments :

  1. This version is new to me. looks yummy..

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  2. You site if full of some awesome pickles Shanthi je...

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  3. healthy recipe for all age.. looks tempting..

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  4. Wow Nellikai oorga in any form is my hot favourite.Your version of the oorga naakula tanni urrardu. Please courier me some soon.

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  5. Tickling pickle...love this one...

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  6. Mouthwatering nellikai oorukai

    Event: Dish name starts with M

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  7. finger licking recipe. awesome pickle

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  8. delicious akka..inviting you to join : Street Party Food Event in my blog .

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  9. Fingerlicking thokku,drooling rite now here.

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  10. You reminded me of my grandmom who makes this. Lovely recipe
    http://lavanyasrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  11. Finger licking pickle,looks awesome..loved your pickle series with nellikkai...

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