Easy Amla Pickle | Athela Amla | Indian Gooseberry in Brine Recipe
Amla is a winter-special fruit that is seasonal, healthy, and available easily in the market at a reasonable price. This Amla pickle is one such recipe that is so easy and no fuss pickle recipe.
Easy amla pickle recipe requires minimal ingredients, which are Amla (aka Indian Gooseberry), Salt, Turmeric Powder, and Water. Wash, wipe, dry, and Poke Amla fruit. Take a Glass jar and mix Salt, Turmeric, and Amla in water. Let the salt absorb the sourness and make it soft and delicious to eat.
My mother in law also makes Amla chutney and / Amla Juice. I’ll share that recipe soon. I like to eat dried Amla Candy too. You can also make Murrabas, Jams, Chavanprash, Marmalade, and several Ayurvedic medicines.
It is difficult for some people to eat fresh raw Amla because it has a very sour and bitter taste. I have one video of my daughter eating a gooseberry for the first time. She makes funny faces. HAHA…
My mother always takes a couple of athela amla, slices them, and keeps them on the table. Everyone in my home, whenever passes from nearby, pop one slice. I also take one in school and the office and finish it before I come back. It is a good option instead of chewing gums.
Amla is rich in Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron.
Benefits of eating Athela amla:
- Leads to healthy and glowing skin and hair
- Improve eyesight
- Boosts Immunity
- Regulates blood sugar levels
- Removes toxins from the body
- Have Anti Aging properties
- Improve digestion
- If you are not getting time to make pickles on the same day of purchase, preserve Amla in fresh water in the open pan.
- If you leave the amla pickle bottle unattended, the white fungus will devolve on the top of the water. In that case, discard the water, add fresh water, salt, and turmeric powder, and store.
- Make sure you add enough water to cover all the gooseberry.
How and When to consume?
Eat every day one Athela Amla Early morning or after lunch.
Avoid eating it at night.
Here is the video recipe of the Easy amla pickle recipe :
- Store in Glass bottle only. Stay away from metal or plastic containers as gooseberry is acidic.
- Keep it over the kitchen counter or any cool and dry place at your home.
- No refrigeration is required.
You may also like some more winter special Traditional Indian recipes :
- Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa Recipe
- Baingan Bharta
- Sing Chikki ( Peanut Chikki or Peanut Crackers)
- For more winter special recipes click here.
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Here is the complete recipe card of the Amla Pickle Recipe :
- Amla / Indian Gooseberry - 500 gm
- Salt - as per taste
- Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
- Glass jar
- Wash the amla properly.
- Dry them.
- Remove brown spots from the skin if any.
- Pok them using a knife.
- Please refer to the video recipe.
- In a sterilized glass jar, add the amla.
- Add salt and turmeric.
- Fill the bottle using freshwater.
- Shake them well and keep the bottle on the kitchen slab.
- Twice in a day shake them.
- After 7 - 10 days amla will be ready to consume.
- Every day have one amla after lunch.
- After 15 - 20 days, transfer the amla to freshwater. Add salt and turmeric as per taste and enjoy until last.
If you leave the amla pickle bottle unattended, the white fungus will devolve on the top of the water. In that case, discard the water, add fresh water, salt, and turmeric powder, and store.