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Thecha with green garlic : Seasonal twist to the classic

Thecha

Thecha is something you definitely need to try if you visit Maharashtra. It’s a super spicy dip often served with simple millet Bhakris or with meals too.

You probably must have read my earlier post on Green garlic and its goodness which is a winter delicacy and a must-try during winters.

Green garlic thecha
Green garlic
Green Garlic Thecha
Green garlic thecha
Thecha
Ingredients:

Green chillies-2-3 ( more if you like it spicier)

Green Garlic- 5-8 strands ( more or less depending on how intense you like your garlic)

Roasted Peanuts-1/2 cup

Roasted Sesame seeds-1-2 tbsp

Salt

Oil-1 tbsp

Procedure:
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Add the green chilies and saute them till they are fried.
  • Put the roasted peanuts, fried chilies, sesame seeds, and green garlic in a mixer and coarsely grind it.
  • Alternately, you can grind the mixture on a Pata (Indian equipment to grind chutney).
  • Finally, add salt to taste.
  • Serve it with bhakri or with the meal.

Note:

Not for people having gastric or digestive issues.

Green Garlic Thecha

Spicy lip smacking side dish
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dip, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: quick, spicy
Servings: 2
Author: Aditi Prabhu

Equipment

  • Mixer

Ingredients

  • 2-3 Green chillies Add more if you like it spicier
  • 5-8 Green Garlic- 5-8 strands Add more if you like it more intense
  • 1/2 cup Roasted Peanuts
  • 1-2 tbsp Roasted Sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a wok. Then add the green chilies and saute them till they are fried.
  • Put the roasted peanuts, fried chilies, sesame seeds, and green garlic in a mixer and coarsely grind it.
  • Alternately, you can grind the mixture on a Pata (Indian equipment to grind chutney).
  • Finally, add salt to taste.
  • Serve it with bhakri or with the meal.

Notes

Best avoided with people having gastric or digestive issues.

 

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Author: Aditi Prabhu

Nutritionist

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