Amla Pickle – Spicy


Amla Pickle - Spicy

Gooseberry(Nellikka/Amla) pickle
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people



  • Wash amla and let it dry on a paper towel. Slice into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Saute the chillies for 2 mins.
  • Take out the chillies and keep them aside.
  • Add amla and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add little water and mix well.
  • Cover and cook on a medium-low flame, for about 5 mins, stirring occasiionally.
  • When the amla starts to become tender, add the green chillies and sprinkle salt all over it.
  • :- Do not mix or stir.
  • Cover it with lid with some water.
  • Reduce the flame to sim and cook for about 10 mins.
  • When the amla becomes tender and soft, turn off the heat and add the lemon juice, powdered sesame seeds and stir.
  • :- Serve with hot rice and ghee.
  • :- Check the consistency and if needed, add more sesame powder. :- If the ingredients are added correctly, it will last for a week. :- For more spiciness, add more chillies.
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