Amla Gur Chutney is really nutritious and tasty too. Amla is also known as Gooseberry. Amla is a potent source of Vitamin C and also contains iron and calcium. Because it is so versatile, it has become a favorite among the health conscious people. Whereas Gur is also known as Jaggery, it is loaded with antioxidants and minerals such as zinc and selenium, which in turn help prevent free-radical damage and also boost resistance against infections. Gur also helps increase the total count of hemoglobin in the blood.
Amla Gur Chutney is an easy way to add amla and gur in your daily meal which is good for health during winter.
Winter Special – Sugarfree Chutney
Amla Gur Chutney
Amla – 250 gms
Grated Gur – 250 gms
Red chili powder – 1/4 tsp
Roasted cumin seeds powder – 1/2 tsp
Black salt – 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Whole Garam Masalas *:
Black pepper – 3
Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
Cloves – 2
Black cardamom- 1
- Add whole garam masala* in one cup of water and add amla. Boil for 10 minutes till they get soft and tender.
- Now strain the amlas and remove the seeds from Amla. Make a fine paste in a grinder.
- Heat a nonstick pan add Amla paste and grated gur. Add all other spices, salt and mix well.
- Let the mixture cook on low flame. Keep stirring at regular intervals and cook until it gets thick in consistency.
Yummy healthy chutney is ready.
* Use nonstick pan.
* If you want strong flavor of garam masala. You can grind them with amla. Or If you like light flavor of garam masalas just remove them before grinding.
* You can store this sweet amla chutney in a refrigerator for 3 to 4 months.
* To check chutney is ready. Take little amount of chutney in a bowl. It should not have running consistency. If it sets at one place that means chutney is ready.
* Instead of using whole garam masala in boiling water. You can add 1/2 tsp of garam masala powder with other masalas while cooking chutney.