Saturday, 21 July 2012

Instant Amla Pickle (beauty therapy)

Hi All.....
 Indian Gooseberry is also know as Amla, it is widely used in Ayurvedic medicines. Amlas are great source of  Vitamin C which has antioxidant properties. It also contains calcium, phosphorous, iron and vitamin B complex.
Vitamin C helps to prevent stress-related disease, it also helps your skin to get its firmness and strength.
So girls to look young and beautiful forever start having amla daily (at least one in a day)

500 gm amla
2 tbsp mustard oil (sarson ka tel)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of hing
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
Salt taste


  1. Wash and clean amla. 
  2. Boil amla in a pressure cooker (just one whistle)
  3. Separate slices and discard the seeds.
  4. Heat oil (heated almost to smoking) in a non-stick kadhai.
  5. Turn off the gas. When it will start cooling down.
  6. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Once they splutter add hing. Mix well. Bring it to fire.
  7. Add all the dry masalas. Mix nicely.
  8. Now put amla slices into the mixture. Saute nicely.
  9. Cook covered for 5-6 mins on medium flame.
  10. Remove from fire.
  11. Once its cool down. Store it in air tight jar and keep it in the fridge.
  12. This instant achaar should be consumed within a week.  


Rekha said...

Thanks for sharing this pickle.. looks mouthwatering and healthy

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks Rekha :-)

Unknown said...

mouthwatering pickle :)

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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks you all :-)

Divya A said...

Impressive title and pickle looks delicious dear :)
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kitchen queen said...

lovely lip smacking instant amla pickle.

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you Divya and Indu ji ....

Vardhini said...

Pickle looks yummy and thx for stopping by.

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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks Vardhini for joining my blog :-)

Unknown said...

First time here, healthy amla pickle. glad to follow you. do visit mine when you find time

Hema said...

Love the taste of this pickle, nicely done..

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you Hema and Swasthi for visiting and joining the blog :-)

Julie said...

wow..mouthwatering pickle,delicious!!
Happy to join your space,Shruthi..:-)
Thanx for dropping by mine,joining & leaving your sweet comments!!

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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you so much Julie for joining my blog :-)

My World My Home said...

Its a smart title & the recipe. Loves it :-)

Do check my recipes in my blog When ubfind time.