Tuesday, March 3, 2009

avlya thiksani ummana(gooseberry)

Amla is a gift of nature to mankind. It is an indispensable part of the Ayurvedic and Unani system of medicine. Amla has amazing remedial qualities.The fruit of the amla tree possess medicinal value. It is basically sour but at times it is sweet and pungent also. Amla the Indian Gooseberry or amala fruit begins full bloom in the middle of the season and then matures to full maturity in late autumn. The amla fruit contains more than 80% of water. It also has protein, carbohydrate, fibre, minerals and vitamins. It also contains Gallic acid which is a potent polyphenol. Rich Source of Vitamin C.

Generally amla is used in pickles,preserves and jams.I will share with you a very tasty and healthy recipe made of amla.this is our favorite side dish for dosa and kuzhipaniyaram(appo).try this recipe with salted mango and yam too.

avalo boiled and deseeded -2cups

for grinding
red chillies -15 nos
coconut -2tbsp
water for grinding
grind these ingredients into a smooth paste.and keep it aside

for seasoning
coconut oil -3tbsp
mustard seeds -1tsp
urad dal -1tap
fenugreek seeds -1tsp
asafoetida -1tsp

heat oil in a kadai,put mustard seeds, urad dal, and fenugreek seeds.add the ground masala and boiled amala into this and add enough water, salt and hing powder.boil it for 10 minutes in simmer fire. and serve hot with dosa and appo....

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