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Gooseberry Pickle

2012-03-01
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  • Servings : 10
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 40m
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Gooseberry Pickle


Healthy and tasty pickle made with gooseberry


Gooseberry pickle recipe. It is one of the most healthiest vegetable perfect for making pickle. Because the nutrition of gooseberry will not loose after any processing. We will get the same health benefits when we eat the fresh gooseberry or the pickle,salted one,candy or in any forms. I have already posted easy gooseberry pickle. This recipe is the easy traditional version and we are not using garlic and ginger. So no need to refrigerate this pickle. But in this gooseberry pickle we are using ginger and garlic which makes the pickle some more healthy. Hope you all will like this recipe.

Health Benefits of Gooseberry

  • Gooseberry is high in vitamin C
  • It enhances food absorption, balances stomach acid, fortifies the liver, nourishes the brain and mental functioning, supports the heart.
  • Gooseberry helps the urinary system, good for the skin, promotes healthier hair, acts as a body coolant, flushes out toxins, increases vitality, strengthens the eyes
  • Gooseberry improves muscle tone and it acts as an antioxidant
  • Gooseberry contains many minerals and vitamins like Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Carotene and Vitamin B Complex.
  • Gooseberry strengthens heart muscles. So heart pumps blood flawless throughout the body.
  • Gooseberry is used in many hair tonics. It enriches hair growth and hair pigmentation. It strengthens roots of hair , maintains color and luster.
  • Improving appetite: Consuming Gooseberry powder with butter and honey before meal improves appetite.

Other Pickle recipes

1.Garlic pickle
2.pomelo fruit pickle
3.Sardine pickle
4.Easy gooseberry pickle
5.Instant apple pickle
6.Bilimbi pickle | irumban pickle
7.Mango pickle
Tender mango pickle
8.Dried bilimbi pickle
9.beetroot pickle
10.Gooseberry pickle | nellikka achar
Orange pickle

How to make gooseberry pickle

Ingredients

1 kg of Nellikka (Gooseberry)
2 tbsp. of Chilli powder
1 spn. of Turmeric powder
20 cloves of Garlic
3 tbsp. of chopped ginger
10 no of Green chilli
A handfull of Curry Leaves
1/2 spn. of Asafoetida
1 spn. of Fenugreek Seeds
2 spn. of Mustard seeds
2 tbsp. of Sesame oil
Salt to taste

Method

Step 01


Wash gooseberries and steam them for 5-10 mins until they are just soft enough to press them open.

Step 02


Remove the seeds.Cut in to small pieces

Step 03


Crush garlic,ginger and green chilli and keep aside.

Step 04


Fry Asafoetida and half of fenugreek seeds in oil.cool it and make a fine powder.

Step 05


Heat oil in a pan.

Step 06


Splutter mustard seeds,remaining fenugreek seeds and curry leaves

Step 07


Add crushed mix and saute well till raw smell goes off.

Step 08


Add Asafoetida,fenugreek powder,redchilli powder,turmeric powder,salt and saute for a minute.

Step 09


Add gooseberry and mix well.Just keep 1 minute in flame

Step 10


Remove from fire and allow it to cool.keep for 1 hours and then use

Note :
As we use very less oil and no vinegar, it is better to keep in fridge after one or two days.

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