Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Gooseberry / Nellikkai Pickle II

                  Nellikkai Pickle I is the way, my MIL prepares the Gooseberry Pickle after slicing the Gooseberry. This Nellikkai Pickle II is the version passed on from my mother who makes the Pickle with the whole Nellikkai without slicing.The basic ingredients are the same.

Nellikkai Pickle

Ingredients :

Gooseberry            8 to 10
Chilly powder          1 1/2 tsp.
Oil         4 tbsp.
Roasted and powdered Fenugreek    1 tsp.
Salt,     Hing,   Turmeric Powder, Mustard

Method :

1. Heat oil in a thick bottomed Kadai and add the Mustard.

2. Then add the Hing and next the Gooseberries and little later, salt.

3. Keep on stirring on a medium flame.Within 5 mins. they become soft.

4. Make sure that the Gooseberries are cooked. Then add the Chilly Powder, turmeric
    Powder and Fenugreek.

5. Simmer on a low fire for 6 to 8 mins.The tasty  and nutritious home made Gooseberry
    Pickle is ready.

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