How to make Hirvi Mirchi Cha Thecha -

Spicy chillies served with bhakris

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Green Chillies (हरी मिर्च ), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Hirvi Mirchi Cha Thecha

Hirvi Mirchi Cha Thecha Recipe Card


The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hirvi Mirchi Cha Thecha Recipe

  • Green Chillies 10

  • Garlic 6-7 cloves

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, garlic cloves, green chillies and sauté for two minutes. Add sea salt and mix well.

Step 2

Cover and cook on medium heat for four to five minutes. Transfer the green chilli mixture into a mortar. Add coriander leaves and pound with a pestle into a coarse paste. Serve with hot bhakris.

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