Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe


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This Spicy Amla Pickle is a true tongue-tickler, with the perfect masala for tangy amlas! Ideal to serve with any meal, it tastes especially great with rice and dal.

It has a lingering flavour, which is both spicy and sour, thanks to the use of various spices and seeds ranging from fennel and fenugreek seeds to chilli powder and asafoetida.

The fennel and nigella are crushed and added to the pickle, to give an immense boost to its flavour and aroma. Using mustard oil too gives the pickle a classic flavour.

Let the pickle soak for two hours before relishing it. You can also store it in the refrigerator for later use.

Have a go at other delectable pickles like the Quick Carrot and Capsicum Pickle and Raw Papaya Pickle .

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Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe recipe - How to make Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups
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Method
  1. Combine the amlas in enough water in a deep non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring it occasionally.
  2. Drain the water and cool completely.
  3. Cut the amlas into wedges and discard the seeds.
  4. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till it is smoky, switch off the flame and allow it cool slightly.
  5. Combine the nigella seeds and fennel seeds in a mortar and pestle, and crush it till coarse.
  6. Combine the coarse mixture, fenugreek seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafetida, mustard oil and salt and mix well.
  7. Add the amla wedges to the mustard oil mixture, mix well and keep aside for 2 hours.
  8. Serve immediately or store it in an air-tight container and keep it refrigerated and use as required.
Accompaniments

Lachha Paratha, Punjabi Soft Flaky Lachha Paratha 
Methi Alu Parathas 
Mushroom and Green Pea Parathas 
Spicy Rice Parathas 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy225 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates0 g
Fiber0 g
Fat25 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A225 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Calcium0 mg
Iron0 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
5
 on 24 Jan 17 10:27 AM


I have tried the pickel , the result is awesome , every one liked my yummy n healthy pickle , thanks for the recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Foodie for the feedback.
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24 Jan 17 10:59 AM
Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
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 on 24 Dec 16 03:23 PM


I have prepared the pickle . But the thing is water droplets are forming inside the jar when kept in sun. Is this normal?
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Tarla Dalal    HiRuchita, We have re-done the recipe. You can try this recipe with new measurements and procedure.. Do let us know your feedback.. once you have tried the recipe..
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02 Jan 17 11:49 AM
Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
5
 on 22 Dec 16 05:11 PM


Do we have to heat oil
Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
5
 on 22 Dec 16 04:28 PM


Can we use any other oil instead of mustard oil
Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
5
 on 13 Dec 16 10:28 PM


Hello mam, this recipe is good. But my problem is tgat, I cut the raw amla into pieces, added salt and haldi and left for one day. Shall I Add above said spices and mustard oil now?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Meeta, Try by adding the remaining ing now and see, Next time kindly follow the exact recipe.
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14 Dec 16 12:31 PM
Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
5
 on 18 Sep 16 06:55 PM


Wow. . Very easy and awesome taste
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pooja, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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19 Sep 16 08:57 AM
Spicy Amla Pickle, Amla Achaar Recipe
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 on 22 Jan 16 03:38 PM


Very nice and easy recope
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Suchitra. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
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22 Jan 16 03:57 PM
Spicy Amla Pickle
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 on 18 Mar 13 01:35 PM


If you like Amla, you will love this pickle.