Amla Chutney brings together the freshness of coriander and tanginess of Amla or Indian gooseberries. While coriander is a common chutney ingredient made for dosa and idlis, adding amla not only gives this a different taste, but loads of vitamin C as well. Here is how to make it.
Chutney, it is one of the most favourite condiments in Indian households. Spicy, tangy and sweet, there are a lot of variations of chutneys that is made all over India. Raw Mango Chutney, Guava Chutney, Tomato Chutney etc are some of my fav.
Each and every chutney also varies in taste and texture, depending on which region it belongs too. Use of local masalas and style of cooking also plays an essential role, when it comes to its flavor and taste.
In older times, chutneys were made by grinding on a stone, where all the ingredients were put over a big stone and then using another stone it was grounded till they used to get a coarse paste.
The taste of these chutneys were different all together, but with time, there are so many appliances that helps make a chutney in just a few minutes. Therefore, there is always one chutney sitting in my fridge to serve along with everyday meals.
Tangy and spicy, this chutney is a perfect condiment to make during winters, when Amla/Gooseberry is in season. This chutney is also nutritious, as Amla is rich in Vitamin C, high in antioxidants and fibre, thus it is also diabetic friendly dish. Therefore adding amla into your everyday diet will help you in a lot of ways.
Learn how to make this recipe which can also be served along with Dosa, Cheela or any other Indian snacks.
About This Recipe
This chutney or Indian Gooseberry Chutney is one of the most popular Indian chutneys that combines tangy and spicy flavor in one. This is simple to make, has basic ingredients such as amla, fresh coriander, green chillies, hing, cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, sugar, salt and lemon juice.
These ingredients lowers down the tartness of amla, and adds up more deliciousness in this easy chutney. Also, coriander leaves adds a freshness to this chutney, which brings more flavour to it.
It is a quick recipe, that gets ready in just 15 minutes. So, when you see fresh amlas in local markets, buy it and make this tasty chutney that can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for about 4 to 5 minutes.
Step By Step Recipe
Wash the amla and cut into half. Remove the seed and cut into small pieces.
Add all the ingredients in a grinder and grind to make a smooth chutney.
Serve with snacks and appetizers or along with Indian meals.
Amla Chutney Recipe
- 100 g Amla
- 100 g Fresh Coriander
- 2 Green Chilli
- 1/4 tsp Hing
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1/2 inch Ginger (Chopped)
- 2-3 cloves Garlic
- 1/2 tsp Sugar
- Salt to taste
- 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
- Wash the amla and cut into half.
- Remove the seed and cut into small pieces.
- Add all the ingredients in a grinder and grind to make a smooth chutney.
- Serve with snacks and appetizers or along with Indian meals.