Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Nellikka Pachadi/Amla Raita

Recipe Source: My Kitchen Experiments
Amla / Nellikka / Indian Gooseberry - 8
Grated Coconut - 2 tablespoons
Green chillies - 2 nos
Yogurt / Curd - 1 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 teaspoons
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 1 string
Red Chilli: 3

Method Of Preparation
In a saucepan, boil 1 cup of water with salt. When it is boiling add amlas and cook only for 3-5 minutes in full flame. Make sure not to over cook.
Once the amlas are cooked, allow it to cool to room temperature and chop them.
Add half the quantity of chopped amla, grated coconut, green chillies to a mixer and make a coarse paste of it.
Take fresh curd in a bowl and beat it well for few seconds.
Add coarse amla coconut paste to this curd. Add salt and half of the chopped amla to it. Mix well.
In a seasoning pan, heat oil and throw mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves. Let it splutter.
Add this seasoning to the curd amla mixture.
Serve with rice.


Priya Suresh said...

Wat a droolworthy and very tempting raita..Inviting.

Swathi said...

Nellika pachadi looks delicious. I love it.

Suja Manoj said...

Delicious healthy pachadi..yummy

Akila said...

Lovely pachadi
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Unknown said...

wow lov to have it as such for this hot summer...

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

Wow. .never have tried pachadi with nellika. Gud post faseela.

Rafeeda AR said...

looks really lovely... :)

My World My Home said...

Healthy raita...looks fresh n wonderful...

Vimitha Durai said...

Flavorful and healthy pachadi
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Priya dharshini said...

Lovely raita with amla..I can eat the whole cup of it..

Unknown said...

Thanks for trying it out faseela. pachadi looks yumm. addion of red chilli in seasoning would have added nice flavor. yummy!!! would like to publish your pictures in my page....:-)