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Amla Chutney (Indian Gooseberry)

Delicious Ayurvedic Amla Chutney Recipe by Ayur Healthcare

Amla chutney is a delightful and nutritious condiment in Ayurvedic cuisine. Indian Gooseberry, also known as Amla, is a potent Ayurvedic herb known for its rejuvenating and health-promoting properties. This chutney is not only delicious but also packed with vitamins and antioxidants.


  • 250 grams fresh Amla (Indian Gooseberries), washed and deseeded
  • 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies, chopped (adjust to taste)
  • 1-2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon jaggery or raw cane sugar
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp (soaked in water)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 1-2 tablespoons ghee or sesame oil
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • Preparation of Amla:
  • a. Wash the Amla thoroughly and cut them into small pieces, discarding the seeds.
  • Cooking Amla:
  • a. Place the Amla pieces in a pan with a little water.
  • b. Cook on low heat until the Amla becomes soft and tender. Ensure the water evaporates during the cooking process.
  • Making Amla Paste:
  • a. Once the Amla is cooked, allow it to cool and then blend it into a smooth paste using a blender or food processor.
  • Preparing the Chutney:
  • a. Heat ghee or sesame oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • b. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Let them splutter.
  • c. Add asafoetida, chopped green chilies, grated ginger, and garlic. Sauté for a minute.
  • d. Add the finely chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
  • Mixing the Amla Paste:
  • a. Add the Amla paste to the pan and mix well with the sautéed ingredients.
  • b. Add tamarind pulp, jaggery or raw cane sugar, and salt. Mix and cook for a few more minutes until the chutney reaches the desired consistency.
  • Garnish:
  • a. Turn off the heat and let the chutney cool down to room temperature.
  • b. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves/ Pudina (Mint) or Tulsi (Holy Basil).
  • Serving:
  • a. Serve this delicious Amla chutney as a side dish with Indian meals or as a spread for bread or chapatis.

Ayur Healthcare believes in the holistic healing power of nature, and this Amla Chutney recipe is a testament to the Ayurvedic principles we stand by. Enjoy the taste and the health benefits it brings!

Disclaimer: The Amla Chutney recipe is provided by Ayur Healthcare for informational purposes only. Please consult a healthcare professional or Ayurvedic practitioner before making any significant changes to your diet or health regimen.

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