Avalya Sassam

                                      Avalya Sassam used to be my childhood favourite  side dish , Brined gooseberries  / mitta gallelle avalos are used in this . So the sweet after taste of the avalos lingering in our mouths made us ask for more . Amma had to keep on making this until the stock got over and then she would warn us not to ask anymore – until the next stock was ready, For brined avalos –  find the recipe here 
                   So lets see this easy ready in two minutes recipe – and this really takes only about two minutes

Ingredients :- 

  • Brined Avallos  – 4 to 5
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Curds – 1/2 cup
  • Mustard seeds -1 tsp
  • Jeera – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 4 to 5
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Oil for tempering

Method :- 

  1. Take out 4-5 avallos from the brine & wash carefully .
  2. Take out the seeds by breaking the segments .
  3. Now add the segments and chillli in bowl and mash with your hands coarsely .
  4. Now add the curds .
  5. Prepare a tempering with the oil , mustard seeds , jeera and curry leaves .
  6. Pour over the ground avallos and mix well
  7. Add salt only if necessary .

Enjoy as a side dish with rice , Since Gooseberries are a treasure hold of nutrients ,,include this more often in your children’s diet .

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