Search This Blog

Loading...

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Nellikka Achar / Gooseberry Pickle


Gooseberry or Nellikka Pickle is yet another popular variety of pickle across India. This pickle can be made very easily as described below.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Nellikka/ Gooseberry - 20 nos
  • Chopped Ginger - 1 tbsp
  • Garlic(sliced)- 10 nos
  • Chilli powder - 4 tbsp
  • Fenugreek powder - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Gingely oil - ½ Cup
  • Salt to taste

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Cook Nellikka / Gooseberry in steam(using steamer).
  • Heat Oil in a pan.
  • Put Mustard seed into the Oil and let it splutter.
  • Add Ginger and Garlic and saute well.
  • Add cooked Nellikka and saute well for 5 minutes.
  • Add Chilly powder and Salt to it and mix well.
  • Sprinkle water and cook in low flame.
  • Saute Nellikka till oil oozes out from it.
  • Add Fenugreek powder and Asafoetida Powder and mix well.
  • Remove from fire and allow to cool.
Recommended Combination: Gooseberry pickle / nellikka achar can be served with Rice and Curd / Curd Rice / Kanji

1 comment: