Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita)

Annapoorni Padmanabhan
Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita)
764 ratings.
Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M


3 Servings


  • 2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) , whisked
  • 4 Amla (Nellikai/ Gooseberry) , (Alma/Nellikai) grated
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1 Cucumber , peeled and grated
  • 2 Green Chillies , chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil

How to make Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita)

  1. To begin making the Nellikai Pachadi Recipe, into a blender grind the raw gooseberries, grated coconut, green chilli and salt into a coarse mixture. Keep aside.

  2. In a bowl whisk the yogurt well until smooth. Stir in the ground gooseberry mixture and grated cucumber. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.

  3. Transfer the Nellikai (Amla) Raita into a serving bowl.

  4. The next step is to make the seasoning for the Nellikai Pachadi. Heat oil in a small pan; add the mustard seeds and curry leaves. Allow them to crackle.

  5. Pour the seasoning over the Nellikai Pachadi (Amla Raita) and stir it in and serve with your choice of Pulao recipe to a wonderful meal.

Annapoorni Padmanabhan

Last Modified On Wednesday, 15 November 2017 15:01
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