Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Nellikka Achar (Gooseberry Pickle)

Nellika Achaar 1

Ingredients:

Nellikka(Gooseberry) -- 500 gms / 25-30 nos
Garlic cloves                   -- 20 - 25
Mustard seeds                -- 2 tsp
Curry leaves                    -- 2 - 3 sprigs
Kashmiri chilly Powder -- 3 tbsp
Asafoetida                        -- ¼ tsp
Fenugreek powder        -- ¼ tsp
Vinegar                              -- 2 tbsp
Salt                                      -- As required
Gingelly oil                      -- 5 - 6 tbsp

Nellika Achaar 2

Preparation:

Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the gooseberries and sliced garlic. Drain from oil and keep it aside.

In the same pan  add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add the curry leaves and chilly powder and saute on a low flame for a minute.

Add salt and then the fried gooseberries and garlic. Mix well. Switch off the flame.

Add asafoetida ,fenugreek powder and vinegar. Mix well.

Let it cool and store in a clean and dry glass jar.

Nellika Achaar 3

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