Amla Achar | How to make Amla Achar

By Annie Thomas  |  1st Dec 2016  |  
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About Amla Achar Recipe

This is on the go recipe which can brighten up a boring meal or just when you have rice and curd or rice and dal

Amla Achar, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Amla Achar by Annie Thomas will definitely help you in its preparation. The Amla Achar can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Amla Achar is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 5 people. The recipe details out how to make Amla Achar step by step. The detailed explanation makes Amla Achar so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Amla Achar can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Amla Achar from BetterButter.

Amla Achar

Ingredients to make Amla Achar

  • 250 gms amla
  • 2 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • a handful of kadipatha
  • one cup rai or gingelly (til)oil
  • 1 full pod of garlic
  • a big piece of ginger (at least 2 inches)
  • 2 tsp hing powder
  • 2tbsp achar masala (i use Bramains-available in south indian stores)
  • 1 tsp roasted methi powder
  • 1tbsp salt
  • 2tbsp vinegar

How to make Amla Achar

  1. wash and pat dry the Avlas
  2. steam it in a cooker with a stand and without whistle for about 10 mins without the avlas touching the water at the bottom (cool it to room temp)
  3. take a kadai ,heat it well
  4. using a mini chopper finely get the kadipatha,ginger and garlic finely chopped
  5. add oil to the hot kadai and when its hot add in your mustard seeds
  6. lower the flame and add in the finely chopped kadipatha,ginger and garlic and sautee till its slightly brown but not burnt.
  7. turn off the gas and toss in the chilli pd,haldi pd,salt ,methi pd , hing pd and the achar masala
  8. once the steamed avlas have come to room temp, they will be soft, chop it into small piece with a a dry hand and a dry knife
  9. add in abt 2 tbsp vinegar to the masala mix .mix well and toss in the chopped amla pices and mix well
  10. ensure that its well mixed and keep aside to cool
  11. once its cool ,transfer to a clean and dry glass jar!
  12. Tada! yr amla achar (kerala style) is ready
  13. goes well with just curd and rice

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