Nellikai Thayir Pachadi Recipe - Amla Raita | Gooseberry Recipes

Amla Raita
The recipe today is a simple pachadi...amla(gooseberry raita). Amla is a great body coolant and has other health benefits try to include it whenever possible. Hubby loves to eat it as such I love it any form of chutney,raita or soaked in honey.This amla raita goes very well with dhal rice or any variety rice oe even with phulkas.Now lets get on straight to the recipe....
Nellikai Thayir Pachadi Recipe

Amla Raita Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time :10 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Curd - 1.5 cups
Amla(Big Variety) - 4 nos
Green Chillies - 2
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Roasted Jeera powder - 1/4 tsp (optional)
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Curry leaves - a small sprig
Hing - a tiny pinch


  1. Wash amla, sperate the seeds and slice them. In a mixer - add amla,green chillies and coconut and grind it a coarse paste adding very little water.Then transfer this to beaten curd along with little salt.
    Amla Raita - Step1
  2. Mix well. Heat oil - add the items listed under 'to temper' let it splutter add this to raita and serve chilled.Amla Raita - Step2
Serve with any spicy variety rice!

My Notes:

Gooseberry Raita

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