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Amla Ki Launji ,Indian Gooseberry Pickle

Amla ki launji - Sweet ,sour and Tangy Indian Gooseberry Chutney

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: amla, launji
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 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.