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Thursday, June 6, 2013



100 gm nellikai (gooseberry)
This nellikai i am not sure what they call
in Tamil. They are not bitter but only very sour.


A little turmeric powder

A pinch of asafoetida

Salt to taste

Pound coarsely

6 garlic,skin remove

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp cumis

For tempering

1 small onion,finely sliced

2 dry chili,broken

2 stalk kari leafs

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tbsp oil

1. Blend the nellikai with some water and sieve. Take some juice and mix with water. it must not be very sour about  500ml (2 cups)

2. Add in turmeric powder,pound ingredients,salt and asafoetida. Keep a side.

3. Heat the oil and add in the mustard seeds, onions,chili,kari leafs fry until the onion turn light brown. Pour in the  nelli juice and mix well. And let it cames to a boil. Remove from the heat. Serve with rice.


1 comment:

  1. Hi. Looks delicious.
    One question where/how do I get asafoetida from?