Amla ki launji – Sweet ,sour and Tangy Indian Gooseberry Chutney
Amla ki launji is a very healthy ,sweet and sour type of chutney or pickle.Good quality amla’s are easily avaible during winter season and on very reasonable price.so it is an good idea to make different types of pickles ,chutnies and launji to enjoy through out the season.
Amla is an amazing wonder fruit which is packed with so many nutrients and gives numerous health benefits. Good quality amla comes during winter and it is also very good for cold and cough ailments . It is sour ,astringent and pungent in taste and green in colour ,choose amla which is fresh and shiny and without any bruise and brown spots on the skin.
Amla is rich in vitamin C ,vitamin B complex, Iron, zinc, minerals .It is a great anti oxidant and thus improves immunity,protect our heart by reducing cholesterol, controls Diabetes. Amla is also very rich in Vitamin A so keep the skin healthy and young and also Improves the health and texture of hairs. Good to cure Gastric problems, good for liver health and for all cold related problems .
Do try these delicious healthy recipes with Amla-
- Amla dhaniya ki chutney
- Amla Candy
- Amla Mirch ki Sabzi
- Amla in Brine
- Chyawanprash style Amla Gur chutney
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Amla Ki Launji ,Indian Gooseberry Pickle
Amla ki launji - Sweet ,sour and Tangy Indian Gooseberry Chutney
Servings: 4 people
- 8 Indian Gooseberry /amla
- 5 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
- 1 inch Ginger / Adrak
- 5 tbsp Sugar / Chini
- 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
- 1/3 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
- 1 tsp Salt / Namak
- 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
- 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds / Methidana
- 1 tsp Fennel Seeds / Saunf
- Pressure cook the gooseberries/amla for 3 whistles.
- Remove the seeds and separate the segments.
- Chop ginger in long slices, and green chillies in big pieces.
- Heat oil in a pan, add fenugreek and fennel seeds, and when it starts crackling add amla, ginger and green chillies.
- Saute for few minutes on low flame.
- Add all the spices and sugar and mix. Cover and cook on a low flame for 5-7 minutes or till the gravy thickens.
- Wait for the dish to cool down completely, and then store in a jar.
Serving Suggestions - Serve as an accompaniment with any daal or curry.
boiling amla will reduce the bitterness and sourness to some extent,but still taste little sour.
Hello Anjana ji, I tried Amla ki launji…followed your recipe.The masala which coats the amla tstes yummy but amla is bitter n khatta.Is amla supposed to taste like this even after boiling ?
thanks for your appreciation!you can use any oil ,which you normally use in your subzis or pickles
I have become a huge fan of you. Amazing recipes. Can you let me know which oil to use?
Thanks for the reply
Anyways this pickle will not make it beyond 2-3 months for other good reason.It wud all be eaten soon…. yum yum!!!
@Hi Pallavi-Its stayes good atleast for 2-3 months in refrigerator.I don't tried making more then this:)so not sure..
It turned out yummy. made it again. Anjana ji , i want to know how long does it keep good. I wish to make a big batch now as i m already addicted to it and Gooseberry season is about to end. so pls reply asap.
Umm Mymoonah says
Truly tongue tickling recipe, thank you for linking with Healthy Morsels 🙂
Woww!! Amla chutney – never tasted it before, though I love Amla pickle a lot. Thank you for linking with Healthy Morsels – Pregnancy.
Lecker and Yummy Recipes says
aaahhh Amla pickles !!! just love it ! Thank you Ms. Anjana for sending this ever favourite recipe of Indian women to Healthy Morsels-Pregnancy !
Drilling overrr yummyyyy yummyyyyy
Irresistible..New to me.Enjoyed it!
Yummy and tangy.
Kalpana Sareesh says
wow mouth watering dear…luv it!
Mouthwatering pickle, i love amla this one is sure winner.
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Looks delicious! Amla is my favorite!!!
Suja Manoj says
Mouthwatering..yummy pickle,love it.
yumm yumm, looks great 🙂
Love the sweet and sour taste of this pickle, mouthwatering..
My mum used to make this often but without sugar.. she added gur instead.. guess the taste would be different with sugar 🙂
Amla pickel looks mouthwatering.
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Rashida shaikh says
I'm drooling here, they must be little tangy.:-)