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Delicious green chilli condiment from the Maharastrian Cuisine. Goes well with Bhakri , Jowar Roti and Rice too.It can me made in just 10 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Accompaniment, Condiment
Cuisine Indian, Maharastrian Cuisine
Servings 2


  • 1 Heavy Bottom Pan
  • 1 Mortar and Pestle
  • 1 Spatula


  • 10 Nos Fresh Green Chillies
  • 8 Nos Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Tbsp Peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp Peanut Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Seeds
  • Rock salt to taste
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Coriander Leaves


  • Heat Peanut oil in a pan.
  • Add peeled garlic , green chillies and saute for a minute on high flame.
  • Next add peanuts ,coriander seeds and Cumin seeds and roast until they are nicely roasted and fragrant.
  • Lastly add fresh coriander and salt. Mix well and turn off the heat.
  • Crush them coarsely using a mortar pestle or a blender.
  • Serve with Bhakri , Jowar roti or Rice.
  • Enjoy your scrumptious meal !!!!!!


  1. Adding coriander seeds and cumin is optional.You may skip this step.
  2. Basic thecha is made with garlic ,peanuts,green chilli and salt.
  3. Some add sesame seeds and that is perfectly your choice.
  4. I have a fresh green chillies that are mildly spicy . You can use any variety as per your spice tolerance.
  5. Always use peanut oil for authentic taste.
Keyword green chilli condiment, hari mirch ka thecha, Hirvi Mirchi cha Thecha, maharastrian cuisine, VEGETARIAN