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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

NELLIKAI CURD PACHADI


NELLIKAI CURD PACHADI

Nellikai Curd Pachadi / Amla Curd Pachadi / Gossebery Curd Pachadi:

Gossebery is very high in Vitamin C and it is used in controlling  diabetics, mouth ulsers, cold and sore throat, improves eyesight, reduces acidity, indigestion and constipation, burns fat, purifies blood, prevents heart diseases and cancer, improves immunity, metabolism and has good cooling properties.

Gossebery is used in pickles, preserved  in honey and also dried and used. The below recipe uses fresh goosebery and would give you health benefits right away.







 Ingredients:

Nellikai - 4 to 5
Grated coconut - 5 tblsp
Asafoetida - 2 piches
Green chilli - 4
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Curd - a small cup
Salt - As needed

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 3/4 tsp
Asafoetida - 2 piches
Curry leaves - few

Method:

Cut Nellikai into pieces and remove the seed thats in the middle.
Grind the grated coconut, green chilli, asafotedia, curry leaves, coriander leaves with very little water in a mixie to a paste.
Transfer the grinded contents in to a bowl and add beaten curd and salt to it.
Season this with mustard, curry leaves and asafotedia.

This pachadi is a good accompaniment with rice and I bet it tastes excellent. 

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