Gooseberry and chilli pickle

Gooseberry and chilli pickle (Amla mirch Achar)

Today i am going to share a very healthy and tasty pickle recipe. This is Gooseberry chilli mix pickle – Gooseberry is also known as Amla in hindi. Amla is a natural source of many minerals and vitamins. These berries are famous in all over the world for their benefits and they are now exported to many countries.

There are multiple ways of adding it to our diet, like murabba, pickle, amla powder, dried amla and many more items. And in this recipe i am sharing a tangy pickle made from Amla and to make it more spicy, i am using chilli in it.

300 gram gooseberries
100 gram green chillies
1.5 table spoon coriander powder
1.5 table spoon fennel (coarsely grounded)
1.5 tea spoon mustard seeds (coarsely grounded)
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
1/4 tea spoon asafoetida
2 table spoon mustard oil
Salt to taste


1. To prepare pickle, first wash the gooseberries and chillies separately.

2. Now boil half cup of water in a thick bottomed pan.

3. Add washed gooseberries in it, cover the pan with lid and simmer them for about 4 to 5 minutes.

4. Now turn off the flame and keep it aside for cooling.

5. Meanwhile cut the green chillies as your desire shape.

6. Now open the pan and drain the excess water from it.(don’t throw this water as it is very healthy, you can use it in curry, daal or as you want).

7. Now take a plate and keep gooseberries in it. Gently press the boiled gooseberry to separate the wedges and remove seeds as well.

8. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame, add all spices and saute them for a minute.

9. Now add amla pieces, prepared green chillies, asafoetida and salt in it. Mix all well together.

10. Cover and simmer for about 2 minutes. Then turn off the flame.
Amla chilli pickle is ready. You can serve this healthy pickle with poori, paratha, roti rice or as your choice.

Note… Don’t over cook the gooseberries.You can use this pickle up to one week.



Farfalle Pasta With Spicy Jalfrezi

Farfalle Pasta With Spicy Jalfrezi

The combination of Farfalle pasta and Jalfrezi is so tasteful and we can prepare it easily.Though Jalfrezi is not a new thing for food lovers but adding it with Pasta is quite unique and so delicious and i am very much sure that all health conscious people going to like it.

Its perfect for all age groups but it can be so beneficial for all moms whose kids prefer to have pastas but not vegetables. By this moms can make it possible for kids to eat all vegetable along with pasta.

Only we need to keep all ingredients ready. Probably the most time consuming activity in preparing this recipe is to chop the vegetables so have patience as vegetables are the healthy part. So lets begin to prepare yummy Farfalle with Spicy jalfrezi…

1 cup farfalle pasta
2 cups of chopped vegetables (carrot, baby corn, colored capsicum, beans, cauliflower, etc)
1/2 Cup of onions, sliced
1/2 Teaspoon cumin seeds
2 Tablespoon of oil
1 Teaspoon of coriander powder
1/2 Teaspoon of red chilli powder (adjust to taste)
1/4 Teaspoon of black pepper powder
1.5 Tablespoon of tomato paste
1/2 Teaspoon of garam masala
3 to 4 whole red chillies

Salt as per taste

1. To prepare jalfrezi pasta first of all prepare vegetables by washing, peeling, and chopping them.


2. Heat 3.5 cup of water in a big sauce pan and boil pasta Farfalle for about 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, stir occasionally. Drain and set aside.

3. Now heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds and whole red chillies. When they sizzle and turn darker brown, add the sliced onions.

4. Saute until the onions turn soft and a light golden brown. Then add all chopped vegetables and spices in it. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

5.Now add the tomato paste and mix well.

6.Top up with half cup of water and bring it to boiling level. Lower the flame and cover the pan until vegetables are cooked.

7.Take care and not to overcook them, the water should be lesser by now but if you find the gravy still watery, cook a bit longer leaving the pan open.

8.When the vegetables are cooked and the dish has the desired consistency, add Farfalle pasta, garam masala. Mix well and turn off the heat.


9.Now spicy farfalle is ready to be serve… Serve this with Your favorite sauce or as it is… Enjoy!!

Instant Chilli Pickle

*Instant Chilli Pickle*

A quick & easy way
Only 4 ingredients except chillies.


(रेसिपी इंग्लिश और हिन्दी दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

The instant chilli pickle is a very quick and easy recipe to prepare. Just to prepare this recipe, we need to stir fry chillies alongwith spices however i am making it with a twist and hope you all going to like it.

We can make it ready within 10 to 12 minutes maximum. It is also good option for traveling bcoz it can be easily store for long time like one week or more according to weather. For this recipe you can use any fresh green pepper, according to your choice hot or normal. Lets begin to make this spicy pickle.



250 grams green chillies
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp salt
1.5 tbsp cooking oil
1tbsp homemade mango pickle

1. Wash and chop the green chillies.

2. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan.


3. Now add chillies, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.


4. Cover and cook for approx 2 to 3 minutes on low heat or till tender.

5. Now open the lid and add home made mango pickle.


6. Stir fry for a minute on low heat.


7. Now remove from the heat. And instant chilli pickle is ready.
Serve along with chapati, poori, paratha or as your choice….😊

(रेसिपी हिन्दी में)

*झटपट (इंस्टैंट) मिर्च का अचार*

(इस अचार में मिर्च के अलावा सिर्फ 4 चीज़ों का प्रयोग किया गया है)


आवश्यक सामग्री

250 ग्राम हरी मिर्च
1 छोटी चम्मच हल्दी पाउडर
1 छोटी चम्मच नमक
1.5 बड़ी चम्मच तेल
1 बड़ी चम्मच घर पर बना आम का अचार

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं

1. हरी मिर्च को धोकर काट लें.

2. एक भारी तली के पैन में तेल गरम करें.

3. अब इसमें काटी गई हरी मिर्च, हल्दी, नमक और तेल डालकर अच्छी तरह मिला दें.

4. इसे ढककर 2 से 3 मिनट तक धीमी आंच पर पकाएं या मिर्च के मुलायम होने तक पकाएं.

5. अब ढक्क्न को हटाये और इसमें घर का बना आम का अचार डालकर अच्छी तरह मिला दें. और एक मिनट तक और पकाएं.

6. अब गैस को बंद कर दें. आपका झटपट मिर्च का अचार तैयार है . आप इसे चपाती,पूरी,पराठा या अपनी पसंद के अनुसार किसी भी चीज़ के साथ परोस सकते हैं . आप इसे अपने साथ लंबे सफर में भी ले जा सकते है क्योंकि इसे आप काफी दिन तक स्टोर कर सकते हैं यह जल्दी से ख़राब नहीं होता और बनने में भी आसान है इसलिए यह सफर के लिए अच्छा विकल्प है..😊

Gobi manchurian




1. One small cauliflower(wash) = cut into florets.

2.Finely chopped Ginger=1tbs.

3. Finely chopped Green Chillies = 1 tbsp.

4. Vinegar = 1 tsp.

5. Tomato Ketchup = 3 tbsp.

6. Soya Sauce = 2 tbs

7. Green Chilli Sauce = 1 tbs.

8. Corn Flour = 2 tbsp.

9.Plain Flour (Maida)= 2 tbsp.

10. Spring Onion (chopped with leaves) = 2.

11. Salt = as per taste.

12. Oil for deep frying.





1. Mix all purpose flour, cornflour, salt and water in a bowl to make the batter.


2. Heat oil in a pan. Meanwhile dip the cauliflower in the batter, enough to coat them well.


3. Put the coated cauliflower in the hot oil and fry it in medium flame.


4. Once its done put it aside. Again add  2 tbsp oil in a pan and heat it.


5. Add ginger, chillies and sauté it for a minute.


6. Add chilli sauce, tomato ketchup, soya sauce ,half spring onions and cook for about a minute.


7.  Add vinegar, 1/2 a cup water and salt and cook it for another couple of minute.


8.  Add the cauliflower and mix well. enough to coat the cauliflower with the sauce and cook it for about 2–3 minute.


9.  Now switch off the flame and garnish with chopped spring onion and its ready to be served…😊