Amla Green Chutney

Try out this spicy and delicious Amla Green Chutney  recipe  packed with abundant quantity of Vitamin C. This Amla Green Chutney is very simple and easy to make. Any can try this Amla Green Chutney  because it is made up of simple ingredients which are easily  during  winter season.

Amla Green Chutney is very healthy Chutney that you can have every day as it power house of nutrients .Amla is a magical fruit which is widely used in Ayurveda  and a main ingredient in famous Ayurvedic preparations like Chavanprash and triphla. Amla is richest in Vitamin C and antioxidants, so very good to improve the immune system. Amla  is very good for the heart and it reduces cholesterol levels in the body and it has also various other benefits. Amla should be consumed in juice , powdered or in raw form to reap the complete benefits.

Amla chutney is worth a try, you can make this tasty  chutney recipe for you family to give them a healthy start.

Preparation time  –  10 minutes

Grinding time  – 5 minutes

Total time  – 15 minutes

Serves  –  8 to 10 people

Ingredients :-

  • 8 big  amla or Indian gooseberry  ( nearly 200 gms )
  • 3 to 4 green chilly
  • 1/2  tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp split black gram  ( urad dal )
  • 1/2  tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp  oil ( 3/4  tbsp + 1/4  tbsp )
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4  tsp jaggery  (opt )
  • 1/2  cup curds
  • 1/2  tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4  tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4  tsp black gram
  • Few curry leaves
Amla  Green Chutney served topped with tempering of oil , mustard seeds, cumin seeds , black gram and curry leaves.
Amla Green Chutney

Method :-

Wash the Amla nicely  and steam the amlas in cooker or steamer for 5 minutes and allow to cool down .

Wash the coriander leaves nicely and spread them on a cloth so that all the wetness is absorbed.

Take out the amla from the steamer and cut off the pulp from the amlas and remove the seeds.

Heat oil in a small kadai and put in fenugreek seeds and roast till light brown  and immediately add in black gram and roast till golden brown.

Add  green chilly as a whole as it is roast slightly till you see white spots slightly.

Then put in dry copra and saute for a minute till light brown.

Now add amla pieces and give a nice mix and roast for two to three minutes on low flame.

Lastly put in turmeric powder and give a nice mix and switch off the stove.

Allow to cool down and crush to coarse  paste adding salt, jaggery and coarse paste.

Do not add water while grinding the chutney.

Heat the remaining oil in a small wok and add in mustard seeds and cumin seeds allow them to splutter.

Then add black gram and roast till light golden brown and put in curry  and give a nice mix and switch off the stove.

Put the tempering on the prepared Chutney and give a nice mix.

Divide the Spicy Amla Green Chutney in to two portions  add water to one portion of the chutney and mix nicely.

Add in thick curds to another portion of the chutney and mix nicely.

Serve  healthy and spicy Amla Green Chutney with hot steamed rice along with ghee.

Garnish the Amla Green Chutney with the tempering and serve.

Amla  Green Chutney served with curd and topped with tempering of oil , mustard seeds, cumin seeds , black gram and curry leaves.
Amla green chutney with curd

Tips  :-

  • You may use the amla without steaming  directly to prepare the chutney.
  • You may store this chutney with out adding water in freezer for one week to ten days.
  • You may serve this chutney with idli , dosa and chapathi or roti.

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