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Quick Amla (Indian Gooseberry) Pickle

amla achaar
I have been experiencing severe hair fall for quite some time. My concern has led me to do extensive research on hair.

Since childhood, I have been hearing a lot about amla's benfits for hair. So I wanted to give alma a try for my hair.

Not only this, it is loaded with vitamin C, which helps you fight infections and get an immunity boost.

Recently, I have met another Punjabi girl online, with whom I feel extremely comfortable. Both of us share many similarities. Her name is Anna, who has introduced me to some traditional recipes of her highly talented mom.

This amla achaar recipe also belongs to Anna's mom. I have made addition of hing to the original recipe. I find this recipe easy to make. Not only this, I love the pickle, which tastes tangy & tasty.




Amla Pickle Ingredients

10-15 amla pieces (soaked in warm water for half an hour and then dried for a couple of hours)
Mustard seeds- 1 tbsp
Hing- 1 pinches
Salt - 2 tbsp
Dried ginger powder (saunth)- 1 tsbp
Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp or more (depending on taste)
Water- 1/2 tbsp
Mustard oil- 1/2 cup or more

amla pickle
Recipe

  1. Make sure the amla pieces are dry.
  2. Take a heavy bottomed vessel.
  3. Heat oil.
  4. Add hing.
  5. Add mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add salt, haldi, and red chilly powder.
  6. Add amla pieces.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Sprinkle a few drops of water over them.
  9. Mix.
  10. Cover & cook for 10 minutes.
  11. It may take little longer. 
  12. Once done, sprinkle dried ginger powder.
  13. Done. 
  14. Relish with rice, roti, parantha!
You may be interested in easy amla chutney recipe. Here's a super quick recipe to make tangy amla chutney.

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