Peanut-Thecha / Peanut-Green chilli chutney / Peanut-खरडा


Thecha and Bhakri, listen name only and see the results, yes, it is mouth watering, spicy and absolutely loved by every Maharashtrian families. It is one of the authentic Maharashtrian recipe. There are many methods to prepare thecha or kharda. I made thecha with green chillies and peanuts. It tastes best and eaten sparingly with jowar, Bajra bhakri or roti. Some people make it by adding garlic, onions, coriander leaves, coconut. Green chillies are come with almost zero calories and most importantly they helps to speed up metabolism.

Preparation Time : 5 Minutes ; Cooking Time : 5 Minutes ;
Total Time : 5 Minutes.
Ingredients :
  1. Green chillies 10 strips
  2. Salt 1 tsp
  3. Peanuts ½ cup
  4. Veg. Oil ½  tbsp
  5. Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Recipe :
         In a grinder place dry roasted peanuts, green chillies, garlic and salt and grind it to make coarse paste. Now in a pan heat ½ tbsp veg. oil. Add cumin seeds and ground chilli paste. Saute till it gets little crust and mixture dries up.
Here, crispy, spicy, tasty thecha or green chilli chutney is ready to serve. Serve with bhakari or chapati or roti. Enjoy!!!




Calories
Carbohydrates
Fats
Proteins
Vitamins
Minerals
Green Chillies 10 strips
5
1.25 g
0.05 g
0.23 g
Vit.A -2%
Vit.C - 36%
-
Peanuts ½ cup
427
15.5 g
D.F - 6 g
36.5 g
17.5 g
Vit.B6 - 10%
Potassium -13%
Calcium - 3%
Iron -9%
Magnesium - 32%
Salt 1tsp
-
-
-
-
-
Sodium -95%
Veg.oil ½  tbsp
62
-
7 g
-
-
-
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
8
0.9 g
0.5 g
0.4 g
-
Potassium -1%
Calcium - 2%
Iron -7%
Magnesium - 2%




Dietary Comments -
  • Calorie count based on a 2,000 calorie.
  • Complete recipe contains - 564 calories, along with carbohydrates - 17.65 g, fats - 44.05  g, proteins - 18.13 g.
Health Benefits of Green chillies and Peanuts :
  1. Green chillies come with zero calories and most importantly they helps to speed up metabolism as much as 50% for up to three hours after eating.
  2. Green chillies helps to protection against cancer, i.e they are loaded with antioxidants, that protect the body against free radicals.
  3. Soothes respiratory system. Helps to get rid from lung problems, sinus infection and common cold. Capsaicin present in green chillies, which helps to stimulate blood flow through the membranes and causes mucus secretion to become thinner. This action makes it beneficial in combating the common cold or sinus infections.
  4. They are good for eyes, skin and immune system. Loaded with Vitamin C and beta-carotene, green chillies are great for healthy eyes, skin and immune system.
  5. Iron - Green chillies are a natural source of iron, and a very good source for iron deficient people.
  6. Green chillies have a lot of antibacterial properties and can help treat skin infections.
  7. Digestion - Green chillies are loaded with dietary fibers, that helps in colon cleansing and keeping bowel ​movements healthy.
  8. Peanuts are loaded with higher amounts of nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. So it is good to eat peanuts after workout. It gives you energy and help you to feel full longer.
  9. Peanuts contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, that helps you to increase good cholesterol levels i.e. HDL and lowers bad cholesterol levels i.e. LDL.
  10. Peanuts are good  source for vegetarians which contain B complex vitamins like niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, vitamin B6, vitamin B9, pantothenic acid etc.
  11. Eating peanuts regularly helps flush out excess toxins from the body to give you a healthy skin.
  12. Peanuts are very filling, and can be considered an effective component of a weight loss diet.

Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy.
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