Chutneys and Sauces

Nellikai Chutney (Gooseberry Chutney)

Gooseberry / Nellikai / Amla
Ingredients:
Nellikai (Gooseberry) – 10, large ones, seeds removed
Urda Dal – 4 tblsp + 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 10
Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves – few
Oil – 2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp

Method:
1. Heat a little oil in a pan.
2. Saute the gooseberries for a minute.
3. Add 4 tblsp dal, red chillies, asafoetida powder, curry leaves and mix well.
4. Add salt and little water.
5. Grind to a smooth paste.
6. Fry the mustard seeds and 1/4 tsp urad dal in the remaining oil.
7. Pour into the chutney.
8. Serve.