Amla Pickle Recipe

How To Make Amla Pickle

(Spicy Amla pickle)

Amla pickle is a very famous Andhra pickle, which is a rich source of vitamins. It is very simple to prepare and can be stored for about a year. Amla has antibacterial, cardio- tonic, antiviral, and resistance building properties. Its properties help in preventing the infections.

Ingredients required:

Amla – ¼ kg (wash and dry amla)
Salt as per taste
Red chili powder – ½ cup
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Tamarind – 50 g
Peanut oil – 1 cup
Mustard powder – 2 teaspoons
Few Garlic pods – peeled
Fenugreek powder – 1 teaspoon

Preparation method:

Switch on the stove and heat a pan.
Now add a cup of peanut oil into the pan and heat it.
In the meanwhile make a few incisions on each Amla and keep them aside in a plate.
Now take a mixing bowl and add 50 g of tamarind and clean it with water.
Soak the tamarind in water for some time and extract the pulp using a slotted spoon or plate.
Now add little bit of water into the tamarind pulp and dilute it.
When the oil is hot add the Amlas and fry them under low flame.
Fry them until Amlas starts to change color.
Now transfer the fried Amlas to a bowl and switch off the stove.
Once again heat the pan and add the tamarind pulp.
Stir it well and cook for some time in medium flame till the mixture thickens.
Then switch off the stove and keep it aside in a bowl.
In the fried Amlas, now add salt as per taste, half cup of red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder, 2 teaspoons of mustard powder, a teaspoon of fenugreek powder, garlic pods and finally tamarind pulp.
Mix all the ingredients well.
Then add oil in which Amlas are fried and mix altogether.
Marinate the pickle for 3 days and adjust the salt if required.
Store the Amla pickle in a glass jar.
If it looks dry, then add in more oil.

                                Tasty and spicy Amla pickle is ready

Serving suggestion:

Serve this pickle with hot rice and ghee.
Serve this pickle with the side assortment of dosa or idly in the morning breakfast.


The pickle lasts longer when refrigerated.
Adding more oil increases the life of pickle.
Use a dry spoon while taking the pickle out.

Nutrition facts:

Total fat – 0.5g
Protein – 1g
Total carbs – 10g
Dietary fiber – 5g
Vitamin A – 6%
Thiamine – 3%
Vitamin B6 – 4%
Calcium – 25mg
Iron – 0.9mg
Potassium – 198mg
Sodium – 1mg
Magnesium – 10mg

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