Sookha Amla (Dry Gooseberry)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Ferment Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 kg. fresh big or small amla (gooseberry)
  • 1/4 cup - salt

How to Make Sookha Amla (Dry Gooseberry)

  • Wipe gooseberries clean on a dry kitchen towel.
  • Cut them into thick slices, discarding the stones.
  • Toss in salt and mix.
  • Place in a porcelain, china or glass container.
  • Cover and keep aside for 3-4 hours.
  • Drain in a colander for 1 hour till all the liquid has drained out.
  • Sun-dry on a thick clean cloth till the pieces are dry and crisp.
  • This may take 6 to 8 days in summer and more in winter.
  • Store in an airtight container. Eat after meals.