January 29, 2011

Gooseberry Pickle / Nellikkai Oorukai

Turmeric Powder
1 tes
Red Chilly Powder
2 tbs
1 tbs
2 inch
Lemon Juice
1 tbs
Gingelly Oil
5 tbs
To Taste
1 tes
1 tes
Cumin Seeds
1 tes

1. Wash the gooseberries and wipe them with kitchen towel.
2. Steam cook the gooseberries for 2 mins.
3. Peel the skin of the ginger and chop it into small pieces. Keep it aside.
3. Then remove the seeds of the gooseberries and cut them into small pieces.
4. Add turmeric powder and salt with the chopped gooseberries and mix them well. Keep it aside for one day.
5. Dry roast the ½ tes of mustard seeds, fenugreek and cumin seeds separately.
6. Powder them without water.
7. Heat the oil in a pan, add the remaining mustard seeds and wait for popping.
8. Then add the red chilly powder and asafetida. Fry them for 2 mins.
9. Now add the chopped ginger and fry it for 2 mins.
10. Then add the chopped gooseberries and mix them well. Switch off the stove.
11. Finally add the lemon juice and mix them well.  Store it in a airtight container.
     This pickle goes well with curd rice.


Shanavi said...

o my, this is my mom's fav kurinji,..nicely done..Would love to have some with curd rice..:)

divya said...

wow...looks delicious and tempting..

Priya Sreeram said...

good one !

Anonymous said...

i like this pickle very much
thanks kurinji

Nisa Homey said...

Love this achar...

Anonymous said...

This is truly mouth watering...lovely with curd rice...

Raks said...

I love nellikkai oorugai,never tried of my own,ur post inspires me to try soon!

Gayathri Kumar said...

This is my fav pickle. I just love this..

Unknown said...

my fav gooseberry pickle..my mom used to put whole .........

Unknown said...

very long time I have eaten this...only when i go to India i get to eat ths...yumm!

Priya Suresh said...

Yumm, tonguetickling pickle..soo tempting..

prakash said...

very good item and good for health.great!

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

Superb Oorukai..delicious with curd rice..

Rachu said...

Nicee... I will grab a bowl of rice and some curd and your pickle.. yummm for dinner.


aipi said...

Mmmm..very tempting :)

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Akila said...

lovely pickle dear....

Unknown said...

Tongue tickling pickle

Unknown said...

I am drooling here just thinking about this pickle. It looks tempting.

Archana said...

Pickle looks delicious!

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