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Amla Chutney (Gooseberry Chutney)

Amla ki Chutney or Amla Chutney or Gooseberry Chutney is a very healthy and delicious recipe made with Amla (Gooseberry) which are lemon-sized light green-coloured berries and jaggery. These berries are a good source of Vitamin C along with other nutrients after all, one Amla is equivalent to three oranges as a source of Vitamin C. It is also rich in antioxidants and fibres and as such, is diabetic-friendly too.

However, Amla is available only in the winter season but if you’re abroad, you can get frozen Amla packets in any Indian grocery store.

Amla chutney is so versatile recipe in that it can be served as a dip with snacks, as a spread for sandwiches or a side dish with your meal. Most importantly, this recipe is Vegan as well as Gluten-free. Also, this chutney is made with jaggery which is another healthy option in comparison to regular sugar.

Ingredients for Amla Chutney

ingredients list
  • Amla/ Gooseberry
  • Oil
  • Mustard seeds
  • Hing /Asafoetida
  • White Urad Dal
  • Chana Dal
  • Green chilies
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • Jaggery – you can also use sugar or any other sweetener if making for a diabetic person.
  • Salt

Method

  • Cut Gooseberry and remove the seed.
Amla cutting
  • Take a pan and add 3 tablespoons of cooking oil. Add mustard seeds. When it starts to crackle, add white urad dal and Chana dal. After this, add Green chilies and curry leaves.
preparation
  • Add Amla. Add Hing (Asafoetida), turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt to taste (around 1 tsp)
chutney making
  • Stir well and cover it with a lid. Let it be cooked for 5 min. on low flame. Check the amla. If it is softened, turn off the flame and add coriander leaves.
chutney recipe
  • Let it cool down and then transfer into a blender. Add jaggery and grind the mixture well.
recipe of gooseberry chutney
  • Delicious amla chutney with jaggery is ready to serve.
Amla ki chutney

Tips for Amla Chutney

  1. Add 1 teaspoon lemon juice to avoid the bitterness of Amla.
  2. You may remove jaggery or sugar from the recipe but the taste will be better with sweetener.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we add mint leaves in Amla ki chutney?

Yes, you can.

Amla ki Chutney

Shikha | My Food Veda
Chutney made with Amla (Gooseberry), coriander leaves and a few other spices and herbs.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 33 kcal

Equipment

  • A pan
  • A grinder

Ingredients
  

  • 200 gm Amla /Gooseberry
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp hing / asafoetida
  • 1 tsp white urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 4-5 green chilles
  • 7-8 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp jaggery
  • Salt – to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cut Gooseberry and remove the seed.
  • Take a pan and add 3 tb spoons of cooking oil. Add mustard seeds. As it starts to crackle, add white urad dal and Chana dal. Add Green chilies and curry leaves.
  • Add Amla. Add Asafoetida, turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt to taste (around 1 tsp)
  • Stir well and cover it with a lid. Let it be cooked for 5 min. on low flame. 
  • Check the amla. If it is softened, turn off the flame and add coriander leaves.
  • Let it cool down. Add jaggery. Grind the mixture well. 
  • Delicious Amla chutney is ready to serve.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 33kcalCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 3gSugar: 5g
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