Tuesday, 9 July 2013

MIRCHICHA KHARDA / MIRCHICHI CHUTNEY / मिरचीचा खरडा



MIRCHICHA KHARDA / MIRCHICHI CHUTNEY / मिरचीचा खरडा 

INGREDIENTS

Green chillies
10 – 12 nos
Garlic cloves / lasoon
10 – 12 nos
Peanuts / shengdane roasted
25 – 30 nos
White Sesame seeds / til seeds
3 tsp
Tamarind / imli
Small lemon sized ball
Salt
½ tsp
Oil
1 tsp


METHOD:

1.       Wash and wipe the green chillies. Cut them roughly in big pieces. Heat little oil, add the garlic cloves. Sauté a little and add in the peanuts, til seeds and tamarind.

2.       Make sure you remove seeds from the tamarind.

3.        When it ingredients in the pan colour lightly add in the roughly cut green chillies. Sauté till the chillies change colour. Add salt and cool a little.

4.       Grind this chutney  till it is coarse.  It will stay well for 8 – 10 days.

5.       In the olden days this mixture used to be crushed on a pata varvanta (grinding stone) hence the name kharda.

6.       Serve with bhakri, zunka  and onion.