Amla Rice- Gooseberry Rice

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Mar. 06, 2018

Here is a peppy rice dish with the tangy taste of amla, which is a must-try when the berry is in season. It has a refreshing taste, which excites the palate. Perfectly cooked rice is flavoured with grated amla and perked up with a crunchy seasoning of mustard seeds, dals and peanuts. This tangy Amla Rice, punctuated by crunchy titbits like dal and peanuts, is a great hit with young and old alike. You can also try other amla recipes like Amla Infused Water or Amla Murabba.


Amla 4 , grated (Indian gooseberries)
Cooked long grain rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon (rai / sarson)
Channa dal 2 Teaspoon (split Bengal gram)
Urad dal 1 Teaspoon (split black lentils)
Curry leaves 6 (kadi patta)
Whole dry kashmiri red chilies 2 , broken
Raw peanuts 1 Tablespoon
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon (hing)
Tumeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon (haldi)
Salt To Taste



1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, dry red chillies, raw peanuts and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.

2. Add the turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

3. Add the amla, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

4. Add the rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.


5. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2