Savory Indian Traditional Spicy Green Chili Condiment from Maharashtra.  Authentic Recipe of Thecha.

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Things to know about Thecha Recipe

Thecha is a spicy, hot, and mouth-watering condiment that enhances the taste of your meal. If you are low on ingredients and you want to prepare something super savory, then Thecha is the one side dish that you should make.

The Indian Traditional Spicy Green Chili Condiment from Maharashtra – Thecha is a side dish that will complement your food. It consists of green chilis, peanuts, garlic, and coriander, blended to make a hot delicacy. You can have Thecha with bread or Bhakri, and it will instantly take your tastebuds on a roller coaster ride.

The traditional method of preparing Thecha involves grinding the ingredients in a Mortar Pestle. Its texture is coarse, and you can see the tiny bits of chili and garlic in this condiment. If you blend it into a paste, it will become a Chutney. Thecha is a frequent preparation in the homes of Maharashtra. The traditional combination of Bhakri and Thecha is very loved. It is also one of the main preparations for festive occasions and functions.


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Authentic Recipe of Thecha. Savory Indian Traditional Spicy Green Chili Condiment from Maharashtra.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: ठेचा
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Price Level Cheap
Main Ingredient Group Herbs
Spice Level Hot Spiced Recipes
Dish Type Dips & Spreads
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Pan)

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Servings 8 Tablespoons
Calories / Serving 36 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 1/4 cup Green Chili Roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp Peanut
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Chopped
  • 2 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander Roughly chopped
  • Salt As needed

Instructions
 

  • To make Thecha, take a non-stick pan and add peanuts to it. Dry roast the peanuts on low flame. Once roasted, remove the skin from the peanuts. Set aside.
  • Now in the same heat oil. Add the green chili and cook them for 2-3 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Now add garlic and mix well. Saute this mixture for one minute and then turn off the flame.
  • Let the mixture cool down to room temperature. Once it cools down, grind the mixture into a coarse-textured mix with a mortar pestle.
  • Transfer into a bowl. You can store it in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Enjoy your Indian Traditional Spicy Green Chili Condiment from Maharashtra – Thecha with Bhakri.

NOTES

If you don’t have a mortar pestle, you can grind the Thecha in a blender.
SERVE WITH:

Serve hot and spicy Thecha with Bhakri or any other Indian flatbread.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Healthy Diet Recipe Vegan Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 36kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 17mgPotassium: 39mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 34IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg
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