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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Nellikayi(Gooseberry) Tambli

2 medium sized Gooseberry / Nellikayi
1.5 cups grated Coconut
2 - 2.5 cups fresh Buttermilk
12 - 15 Cumin seeds / Jeerige
3 - 4 Black Pepper / Kari Menasu
1 Green Chilly
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
10-12 Fenugreek seeds
5 - 6 Curry leaves
1- 2 broken Red Chillies
1 tsp Ghee

Remove the seeds from gooseberry and grind the gooseberry pieces along with coconut, green chilly, cumin seeds, black pepper into smooth paste by adding required amount of water. (If it is frozen coconut, use hot water while grinding.)

Add this ground coconut to a vessel. Add buttermilk, required amount of water, salt(if required) to the same vessel and mix them well. (If it is yogurt/curd, put it in a mixer for few seconds before adding it to Tambli.)

Put mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, broken red chillies and ghee in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves and add it to Tambli. Mix well before serving. It goes well with rice.


As said...

Don't we have to cook the nellikayi before grinding?

Krishnaveni Nalka said...

@As, Yes no need to cook the Gooseberry before grinding.