May 272020

Amla Rice / Nellikaisadham / Gooseberry Rice Recipe is an easy, simple, delicious, and instant south Indian recipe with the complete tangy flavor of Amla. This is a must-try recipe in the season of gooseberry.

Health benefits of Amla / gooseberry to make AMLA RICE :

Amla is high in vitamin C, and chromium reduces the blood sugar level which is good for diabetic patients. It helps to strengthen the lungs, enhances fertility, healthier hair growth, body coolant, strengthens eyes, and acts as an antioxidant.

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Amla rice / NellikaiSadham / Gooseberry rice recipe

Bhuvana Devi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3


  • Boiled Rice-2cup
  • Gooseberry-4
  • Cinnamon- 1 1 inch
  • Cloves-2
  • Cardamom-2
  • Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  • Fennel seeds-1/2tsp
  • Ginger-1tsp chopped
  • Garlic-1tsp chopped
  • Ghee- 2 tbsp
  • Green Chilly -2
  • Peanuts-2tbsp
  • Cashews-10
  • Curry leaves- few
  • Salt- req


  • Grate 4 gooseberries with the veg grater and set aside.
  • Heat a pan with 2tbsp of ghee,1 cinnamon, 2 cloves,2 cardamoms, Fennel seeds cumin seeds, Mustard urad dal, curry leaves sauté it.
  • Add chopped garlic & ginger, saute well.
  • Add Cashews, Dry roasted peanuts 2 green chillies.
  • Then, add Turmeric powder, Asetafoia, and sauté well.
  • Add grated amla/Gooseberry, salt, mix well.
  • Now, add the boiled rice, mix gently.
  • Add,1/4tsp of lemon juice. Immediately turn off the flame, fluff it gently. Serve it hot.


For vegan: Instead of ghee you can use sesame oil it enhances the flavour of the rice.

Serve the Tangy Amla Rice / NallikaiSadham / Gooseberry Rice Recipe with Papad, Veg Starters!!!!

Try it in your kitchen!!! and enjoy with your loved ones !!!             

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