Nellikai Arachu Kalakki / Nellikkai Thayir Pachadi / Gooseberry Curd Salad

Nellikai Arachu Kalakki / Nellikkai Thayir Pachadi / Gooseberry Curd Salad - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Arachukalaki is a traditional Kerala recipe. Arachu kalakki or Thayir pachadi is a curd based gravy prepared using kanni manga (baby mango) or nellika (amla / Indian gooseberry) preserved in brine (salt water) or chenai (yam) ground with green chillies, and coconut, tempered with mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves. This is served with white rice, idlis, sevai(rice noodles). In Tamilnadu this is called Nellikai Thayir Pachadi, where fresh gooseberries are used. This is an another easy one and a two in one recipe can be used for breakfast and lunch.Cooking is not needed.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served As: Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Coconut fresh gratings
  • 5 Green Chillies nos
  • Nellika amla (preserved in brine in salt water) - 7 nos nellika
  • 1-2 tsp Salt if you are using brined gooseberry or mango use less salt. add less, or as per taste
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Beaten Curds - ½ Cup fresh beaten curds
  • small Onions optional nos
  • Seasoning for
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 Red Chillies nos
  • 1 leaves Curry
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Instructions
 

  • In a mixer jar add amla, coconut gratings, green chillies, small onions and two tablespoons of water and grind to a smooth paste.
  • Mix well with the beaten curd.
  • Season with mustard seeds, methi seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Serve with white rice, rice noodles, idlis etc.

Recipe Notes

  • Arachu kalakki or Thayir pachadi can be prepared using kanni manga (baby mango) instead of nellika (amla / Indian gooseberry)
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