Pickled Gooseberries/ Nellikya Achaar with Lemon Grass

Gooseberries-15 to 20
Gingelly/Mustard oil-1/2cup
Fenugreek seeds-1tsp
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Garlic,1/2 pod
Lemon grass-2 stalks
Chilli powder-2tsp
Turmeric powder-1tsp

Makes gashes on the berries,rub salt and leave it overnite.Dry grind the ginger,garlic and lemon grass.Heat the oil in a pan.Splutter mustards add the fenugreek seeds followed by the ginger garlic and lemon grass mix.Fry it until half done.Add the berries and chilli,turmeric and asafoetida powder.Mix well and leave it on low flame for 2 mins.Keep mixing well.Store in an air tight jar when the pickle cool down.tastes better after 2 days.


Hamaree Rasoi said...

Very tasty and tangy looking pickled gooseberries.

Hamaree Rasoi

Julie said...

Delicious n healthy pack of vit c..lovely!!
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Ganga Sreekanth said...

so inviting ickle...superb

Prathima Rao said...

A lip smacking achar..Lemon grass in pickles is new & interesting.. ;)
Prathima Rao
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Kaveri said...

That's a tongue tickling pickle..like the use of lemon grass in it.

Kalyan said...

Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

Priya said...

Looks absolutely divine,wat a flavourful pickled gooseberries..

Torviewtoronto said...

pickle looks fabulous

divya said...

Mouthwatering recipe, this looks so good.

Tina said...

Spicy and delicious pickle..