Amla Pickle(usirikaya uragaya)

Method in Telugu:

rasam baga vunna
pedda size amlas-1kg

Procedure :
munduga kayalni kadigi aarabettali.avi aaree loga chintapandu lo koddiga water poosi baaga vudikinchi chikkagaa gujju theyali.

menthulu aavaalu doraga
veeyenchi podi chese pettu kovali.

aarina usirikayalni chaaku tho natlu petti koddi ga oil lo metta bade varaku maggmchaali.
kaayalu maggina tarvatha,vudaka petti vunchukonna chintapandu gujju,salt,kaaram,aavaalu menthula podi,vaatilo vesi baaga kalapaali.baaga kalipina tarvatha enguva nuune kachi pachadi lo poosi,challaarina tarvatha podi seesa lo pettu koovaali.

edi rice lo ki chala bavuntundi.

Method in English:

Amla - 15 Mustard Seeds - 2 Tsps Fenugreek - 1/4 Tsp
Curry Leaves - Few
Red chilli powder - 2 Tsps
Salt - As Required
Oil - 1 Small cup
Turmeric - 1/4 Tsp


  1. Wash amla and wipe with a paper towel.
  2. Cut into small pieces along the mark.
  3. Dry fry Mustard seeds, Curry leaves and Fenugreek. Grind them into coarse powder.
  4. Heat oil in a pan (I generally add less oil. If you look at the picture you could see oil until just half the portion. I give it a shake once in two days so that the oil spreads evenly).
  5. Add turmeric powder. Add the cut amla pieces.
  6. Allow it to cook in the oil.
  7. Once it is cooked (should not take more than 5 mins if the oil is hot), add chilli powder, salt and the coarse powder. Mix well.
  8. Switch of the stove. Allow it to cool. Transfer it to an air-tight container (do not pack it tightly).
  9. Hot pickle is ready!
The health benefits of amla:
  • Eye care: Taking Gooseberry juice with honey is good for improving eyesight. It improves nearsightedness and cataract. It reduces intraocular tension.
  • Diabetes: Gooseberry contains chromium. It has a therapeutic value in diabetics. Indian Gooseberry or Amla stimulate the isolated group of cells that secrete the hormone insulin. Thus it reduces blood sugar in diabetic patient.
  • Heart disease: Gooseberry strengthens heart muscles. So heart pumps blood flawless throughout the body.
  • Infection: Due t o its antibacterial and astringent attributes the Indian Gooseberry protects against infection. It improves body resistance.
  • Hair loss: Amla is used in many hair tonics. It enriches hair growth and hair pigmentation. It strengthens roots of hair , maintains color and luster. Eating fresh fruit or applying its paste on hair roots improves hair growth and color.

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