Indian Gooseberry pickle


Gooseberry(Nellika) – 500g
Asafoetida powder – 1/2 tbsp
Dry red chilli - 7
Mustard – 2 tbsp
Fenugreek – 1/2 tbsp
Cumin(Jeerakam) – 1/2 tbsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
corriander seeds - 2 tsp
Jaggery powder – 2 tbsp(optional)
Sesame oil  – 4 tbsp
Salt – As required
curry leaves - Handfull


Rinse gooseberry well and dry it. Dry fry mustard 1 and 1/2 tbsb, corriander seeds, fenugreek, chilli and grind to powder. In a tava add sesame oil and heat it. Add curry leaves followed by mustard seeds and asafoetida. Now add gooseberry, saute it adding salt and turmeric powder. Now add the powder, mix well and cook in low flame till the oil separates with instant stirring.

Store the pickle in a closed container and refrigerate it for prolonged use.


  1. Gooseberry is big Amlas ?

  2. Super irresistible,makes me drool and tempting.

  3. Hi Hamsamalini , :):)))

    After a long interval...

    Sorry )

    Please keep in touch Hamsa...

    Pickle looks mouth watering!! Vit C rich ,

    nice recipe Hamsa, Keep on :) :)

  4. nice and spicy.. Mouth watering

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