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Nellikai thayir pachadi recipe

Amla raita recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: cooking under 15 minutes, raita, side dish for biryani
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 3 no Amla/gooseberry/periya nellikai
  • 3 scoops thick curd
  • salt to taste

For tempering

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp garlic chopped
  • 1 no ripe red chilli/green chilli - chopped
  • 4-5 nos small onions - finely chopped
  • salt to taste


  • Mix chopped amla, curd and salt in a bowl and keep it aside. 
  • Heat coconut oil and crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, garlic chopped, ripe red chilli chopped and small onions chopped. 
  • Add a little salt for frying and fry until onions turn transparent. 
  • Pour the tempering into the amla curd mix. 
  • Mix well and serve fresh with biryani or pulao.