Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Thecha (Ciilie Paste)


  1. Green Chillies - 100 gms
  2. Garlic - 100 gms
  3. Lemon - 1 
  4. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  5. Curry Leaves - 6-7
  6. Oil - 50 ml
  7. Salt - To taste
  1. Cut the Green Chillies roughly into pieces
  2. Put Chillies, Garlic Flakes, Salt, Sugar on the grinding stone (Silbatta)
  3. Grind with the rolling pin till it reaches granulated consistency
  4. Transfer it into a glass bowl, add lemon juice and mix
  5. Heat all the oil in a pan, add Mustard seeds and curry leaves and let them sputter
  6. Decant the oil and add to the Chilly mixture and stir well till the oil is perfectly mixed
  7. Store in a jar

NOTE: Serve and relish with Roti, Bhakhri, or simply relish as a dip with starters.
If ground in a mixer, pour a little oil while grinding to moisten while grinding.
Tastes best if eaten fresh, so make in small quantities .

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