Gooseberry Tambli (Avale Tambli)

avale tambli

In winter, we usually get fresh gooseberries. The local ones we get are quite small, but I usually buy the big-ping pong ball sized ones from Bangalore.

Gooseberries are full of vitamin C, minerals and fiber. They increase the resistance power of the body. They are extensively used in Ayurvedic medicines. Earlier, I was preparing gooseberry pickle (Avale Hindi) whenever I got them. The other day I got the recipe of this gooseberry tambli in a Kannada weekly.I prepared the same and we liked it.

Also check out dried gooseberry tambli(kadi).

2-3 gooseberries (big sized)
1 cup fresh/frozen coconut
2-3 green chillies
2 tea spn cumin seeds
1 cup buttermilk

Fry 1 tea spn cumin seeds and green chillies in ghee. Add coconut and gooseberry pieces (after removing seeds ) and grind them to a smooth paste. Add salt and dilute with required quantity of buttermilk.
Heat little ghee and add cumin seeds. Pour this seasoning over the tambli.
This is a cold recipe, so tambli is not cooked.
Serve with rice.

Serves : 2-3
Preparation time : 20mins


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6 thoughts on “Gooseberry Tambli (Avale Tambli)”

  1. dear shilpa,

    i tried the nachni hulbayi, suggested by you, it turned over well more like a healthy halwa. thanks for the same.

  2. The recipes are quite difficult for someone like me. I did not have dinner and at 12:50AM I want to have something! Is there a quick meal recipe?

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