Andhra Style Usirikaya Pachadi Recipe (Indian Gooseberries Chutney)

Amla is very commonly used in Andhra Cuisine. One of the most popular ways to use amla in daily meals is to make this chutney. It’s sour, tangy & spicy at the same time. Andhra Style Usirikaya Pachadi tastes heavenly when paired with hot plain rice & a dollop of ghee(clarified butter).  Amla (Nellikai/ Gooseberry), Green Chillies, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Dry Red Chilli, Asafoetida (hing), Oil, Salt   15 Amla (Nellikai/ Gooseberry) , medium size 4 Green Chillies 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 2 Dry Red Chilli Asafoetida (hing) , A pinch Oil , for tempering Salt , as per taste     5   20     To begin making the Andhra Style Usirikaya Pachadi recipe, wash the amla in running water and place them in a pressure cooker.Add water and boil the amlas till soft or till the cooker release 2 whistles. Once cooled, remove the seeds from them.Add the boiled amla, salt, green chillies & a pinch of asafoetida in the blender and blend until smooth.Take some oil for tempering in a pan, add mustard seeds to till. Once they start to crackle, add the dry red chilies and fry for a minute. Switch off the flame.Add the tempering to the chutney. Serve hot.Serve Andhra Style Usirikaya Pachadi with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.