Gooseberry Raita / Nellikka Thayiru

Goose berry Raita

Nellikka Thayiru Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Brined gooseberries / uppilitta nellikka – 2  – 3 large, pitted and roughly chopped

(You can use steamed/boiled gooseberries instead)

2. Yoghurt – 1/2 cup or as required

Salt – To taste

To season

3. Coconut oil – 2 – 3 tsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dried red chilly – 1 – 2, broken

Shallots – 2 small, thinly sliced

Green chilies – 1-2, sliced into thin rounds

Ginger – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp, thinly sliced

Curry leaves – A few

Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp

Method

1. In a small bowl, combine chopped gooseberries, yoghurt and salt, to taste.

2. Heat 2 – 3 tsp coconut oil in a small pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies for a few seconds. Next fry sliced shallots nd green chilies. When shallots turns golden, add ginger and curry leaves. Stir for 10 – 15 seconds and then add chilly powder. Give it a stir and immediately pour this seasoning over the raita. Cover with a lid for 10 minutes. Mix well. Set aside for 30 minutes. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Goose berry Raita

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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