Spicy Gooseberry Curry
Gooseberry/Amla, highly nutritional with immune boosting properties, is mixed with ground coconut and other ingredients.
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
  • Gooseberry(Nellikka/Amla) – 125g
  • Green chillies(sliced) – 2nos
  • Shallots(Kunjulli) – 1/2cup
  • Asafoetida powder(A pinch, Kayam) –
  • Tamarind extract(squeeze in water to collect extract, Puli) –
  • Vinegar – 1/2dsp
  • Sugar 1/4tsp
  • Fenugreek(Uluva) – 1/4tsp
  • Curry leaves 1sprig
  • Oil(As reqd) –
  • Salt(As reqd) –
To be ground:
  1. 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.
  2. Meanwhile, grind the ingredients: grated coconut, chilly powder, turmeric, mustard seeds and garlic to a fine paste.
  3. Heat the oil and splutter fenugreek and curry leaves.
  4. Add the ground masala and fry well until oil accumulates on top.
  5. Add fried gooseberries, shallots and green chillies. Pour required tamarind extract, asafoetida powder, vinegar and salt.
  6. Boil the curry and simmer till thick and done.
  7. Add sugar and remove spicy gooseberry curry from fire.