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Mint and Indian gooseberry (Amla) dip/spread

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About:

This is spread/dip/chutney prepared using amla,mint and coriander leaves. Here the taste of Amla dominates much and you can adjust the quantity as per taste. This can be served as a dip for idly, dosa/crepes and can be used as a spread for sandwich/burgers as it is a healthy alternative to creamy dip/spreads. It can even be used in chaats.

Health Benefits:

Amla is rich in Vitamin C, enhances immunity; reduces inflammation and good for the skin too

Yields: 1cup
Preparation time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Amla/Indian gooseberry – 6 (Washed, Deseeded and Chopped)
  • Mint leaves- 1cup (Tightly packed)
  • Coriander leaves-1/2cup
  • Green chilli-2num
  • Ginger-1/2inch
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Lemon juice-2tsp

Procedure:

  • Combine all the ingredients in the mixer/blenderΒ  and blend it to the fine paste by adding little water.
  • Store in a airtight container.

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Serve with Vegetable Instant Dosa

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Note:

  • You can reduce the quantity of Amla as per taste
  • It can be steamed for 5minutes in microwave to reduce the tanginess of Amla.
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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on June 25, 2015, in Dips, Indian and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 36 Comments.

  1. Amla and mint combination sounds interesting Chitra.I am not at all finding Amla here

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  2. Ooh I like that lovely dip for all the snacks I eat and healthy too .. so can counter measure the unhealthy snacks..
    He he hewhat an idea..

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  3. Mouth watering Amla chutney. Wow!

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  4. I saw a pack of frozen amla last week. Will get it next time πŸ™‚

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  5. That looks fantastic, is Amla available in North America?

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  6. Looks so lovely and doable but I can’t find amla these days. Must try once I find them.

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  7. I’m trying to imagine these flavors… But I’ve never had gooseberry (unless it was by some other regional name). However, your description makes me certain it is delicious! πŸ˜€ Hugs.

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    • Teagan – Amla is the Indian name…However other names for gooseberry are: Aamalaki, neli, emblic, Amla, Aovla, Emblica, Emblica officinalis, Mirobalano, Myrobalan, Mirobalanus embilica, Myrobalan emblic.

      Hope it helps

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  8. What a different combination, Chitra! And so so fresh.

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  9. I’m sure that treated awesome with those dosas πŸ™‚

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  10. Looks so yummy. I will try it.

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  11. Right now I am about as green as you dip. Green from jealously. I mean where am I going to find Indian gooseberries?? But looking at this recipe I know I will be obsessed by them from now on πŸ™‚

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  12. This chutney is so awesome!! I’ll definitely make it soon and have with parathas πŸ˜€
    Thank you for sharing πŸ™‚

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  13. Thank you for thinking of me and to link this recipe on Foodies.Co.Uk blog…

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