Spicy Gooseberry Curry


Spicy Gooseberry Curry

Gooseberry/Amla, highly nutritional with immune boosting properties, is mixed with ground coconut and other ingredients.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 125 g Gooseberry Nellikka/Amla
  • 2 nos Green chillies sliced
  • 1/2 cup Shallots Kunjulli
  • Asafoetida powder A pinch, Kayam
  • Tamarind extract squeeze in water to collect extract, Puli
  • 1/2 dsp Vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Uluva
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Oil As reqd
  • Salt As reqd

To be ground:


  • For preparing spicy gooseberry curry, first heat some oil in a pan and saute gooseberries until cooked. Add shallots and green chillies and fry for a while. Remove the fried gooseberries and keep aside.
  • Meanwhile, grind the ingredients: grated coconut, chilly powder, turmeric, mustard seeds and garlic to a fine paste.
  • Heat the oil and splutter fenugreek and curry leaves.
  • Add the ground masala and fry well until oil accumulates on top.
  • Add fried gooseberries, shallots and green chillies. Pour required tamarind extract, asafoetida powder, vinegar and salt.
  • Boil the curry and simmer till thick and done.
  • Add sugar and remove spicy gooseberry curry from fire.
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