Saturday, December 29, 2018

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM No comments
Here's a very easy way to make Nellikkai thokku....
Indian gooseberry, also called amla helps in  digestion, controls diabetes, prevents heart diseases, helps as dierutic, and helps to keep the kidneys healthy, is an anti aging agent, boosts liver health, carotene and Vitamin A in amla is good for eye health, prevents Cancer, improves metabolic activity and aids in Calcium absorption.

Nellikkai - 10, chopped fine, leaving out the seeds
Green chillies - 2-3
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Dry roasted methi powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

To season
Gingely oil - 4-5 tbsps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Hing powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Pickle/preserve
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts

Yields a small cup of pickle

Chopped amlas along with green chillies pulsed coarsely

Like this...

Seasonings done in gingely oil

Pulsed amlas added

Sauteed well for 10 minutes, till the mixture looks somewhat cooked. Since Nellikkai is supposed to give us lot of health benefits when eaten raw, it need not get fully cooked.

Switch off, then add chilli powder and dry roasted methi powder.

Mix well

An ideal side for chapathies and dosas. Is very good to apply on bread sandwiches too.

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