Gooseberry Pickle(Nellikai Achaar)

Gooseberries are  rich in iron and vitamin c and is beneficial for health.  Gooseberry pickles can be served as a side dish for sadhyas. It can also be stored even for months.


Gooseberry – 1/4 kg
Red Chilly Powder – 4 tblsp
Oil – 4 tbsp + 1 cup (50 ml approx)
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves


1. Wash the gooseberry, pat dry and steam cook the same till it is done.
2. Remove from kadai and just press the gooseberry in the middle. It will part like a flower petal and remove the seeds.
3. Chop the same into small pieces and keep aside.
4. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds.
5. When it splutters, add the curry leaves, chopped gooseberry, salt as required and mix well.
6. Switch off and allow it to cool.
7. In another kadai heat the one cup oil and allow to cool.
8. When both the items are cooled, mix together and store in a glass jar or bharani.
Remember the oil level should be above the gooseberry level to avoid getting spoiled.

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