Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Nellikka (Gooseberry) curry

Nellikka/Gooseberry: 1/4 cup
Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
Green chilli: 2-3 pcs
Ginger chopped: 1/2 tbsp
Garlic chopped: 2-3 pcs
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Salt: to taste
Tumeric powder: 1/4 tsp
Red chilli flakes: 1-2 pcs
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: few

Remove seeds of nellikka and chop finely. Add chopped nellika to a deep bottom pan with 1/2 cup water, tumeric powder, salt. Boil nellika till soft. Grind grated coconut, green chilli, garlic, ginger and cumin seeds to a smooth paste. Add this paste to the cooked nellika. Cook for 5-6 minutes in low flame. Remove from fire. Heat oil in another pan, splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilli. Add this seasoning to the gravy. Serve with rice.