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Amla Thokku Recipe or the Indian Gooseberry Pickle is a delicious pickle made with the loaded with health benefits of Amla. The Amla Thokku Recipe or the Indian Gooseberry Pickle is super easy to prepare, spicy, and uses raw amla which give it an unique flavor due to it's sourness.

Amla Thokku Recipe, Gooseberry Pickle

Author Fa's Kitchen


  • 10 - 12 Amla grated
  • 2 red chili powder
  • 1 tsp methi seeds / fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 3 - 4 whole red chili
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 6 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • salt to taste


  • Lightly roast methi seeds and cumin seeds. Dry grind to a fine powder and set aside.
  • Heat the oil and add mustard seeds till they splutter. Add the whole dry chili, curry leaves and garlic. Fry lightly and remove from fire and add the red chili powder. Allow it to cool.
  • While the oil cools. grate the amla and add salt.
  • Add the methi and cumin powder to the amla and mix well.
  • Stir in the cooled oil to the grated amla. Store in air tight container in refrigerator.