Thursday, February 23, 2017

Nellikai Thayir Pachadi / Amla Raitha / Gooseberry Raitha

Gooseberry / Nellikai / Amala is consumed on Dwadashi day to break the previous day Ekadashi fast
It is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidants.It is a great boon for weight watchers


Ingredients
  • Beaten Fresh Curd - 1 cup
  • Amla / Nellikai / Gooseberry - 4 nos
  • Green Chilly - 6 nos
  • Grated Coconut - 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Oil - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Mustard - 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coriander leaves - garnishing
Ingredients
Step 1 - Grinding
  • Chop Amla into fine pieces,Discard the seeds
  • Take it in a mixer jar.Add grated coconut, cumin seeds, green chillies and grind it smooth,Add 1 teaspoon of water while grinding
Step 2 - Raitha
  • Add this paste to the beaten curd
  • Put salt and blend well
  • Heat oil in a small kadai and season with mustard, hing, curry leaves
  • Pour the seasonings over raitha
  • Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves
Quick Amla Raitha is ready