It is available in most of the countries in South East Asia. In Bangladesh, it is available in almost every district. Nearly transparent green Amla is a great source of vitamin C. Amla antioxidant called polyphenols is one type of cancer preventative. The Amla scaled iron, carotene, rich kromiyam bacteria repellent qualities. Amla is known to protect the quality of eye and hair. This is also a good way to help digestion. It increases the body’s resistance to disease, liver pollution, and controlling cholesterol levels, and is beneficial in treating diabetes. An adult needs 30 gm of vitamin C daily. If someone consumes up to2amlasa day, it fulfills his/her daily needs. Not only as a fruit, but you can also make different types of pickles like sour, sweet, or morobba by Amla. Now let’s see how can you make a tasty Amla pickle recipe.
India and China use amla as a medicinal fruit since ancient times. The main ingredients of Chyawanprash, one of the most common herbal medicine in India is amla. Chinese has been using this fruit to cure throat inflammation for centuries. Yet everyone appreciates amla for curing a cold. Recently amla is being used for making hair shampoo, facial scrub, and various skin products.
Ingredients for Amla Pickle Recipe
- 1 tablespoon
- 1 cup mustard oil
- 500 gm
- 2 tablespoon mustard seed powder or paste
- 2 tablespoon garlic paste
- 1 tablespoon five-spice
- 1 tablespoon phitkiri
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 6/7 pieces dry chili
- 2 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon ginger paste
- 1/2 cup vinegar
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Scratch all amlas with a knife or make whole with a fork or toothpick. Soak Amla into the phitkiri water for 8-10 hours. Change the water after 2-3 hours. Remove the amla from phitkiri water and wash with fresh water for 2 or 3 times.
Heat water with salt. When the water boils, add amla to the boiled water. After 10 minutes, switch off the burned and take the amla away from boiling water. Keep it aside.
Add garlic paste when the oil is hot and fry light. Add ginger paste, turmeric powder, chili powder, dried chili, mustard powder/paste and add a pinch of salt and fry. Stir, then pour the vinegar, and sugar. When the sugar melts add boiled amla to the mixture. Stir occasionally. Sprinkle the 5 spices powder over the amla after 10 minutes. Stir and turn off the burner after 5 minutes.
Tips: You can use molasses instead of sugar for making pickles. Then melt the molasses before use.
Preserve in a jar when the pickle is cool, You can use this amla pickle recipe whole year. Serve the Amla pickle with rice or polaw.
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