Green Chili Palya

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - green chillies
  • 1 cup - roasted peanuts, powdered
  • 1 cup - roasted gram, powdered
  • 1/2 cup - roasted white sesame seeds, powdered
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 3/4 cup - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - asafetida powder
  • 2 to 3 tsp - jaggery or to taste
  • Size of big lime - tamarind
  • salt to taste

How to Make Green Chili Palya

  • Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup water and extract the juice.
  • Wash the chillies, wipe dry and slice.
  • Heat 1/4 cup of oil and fry chillies till they are wilted.
  • Add salt to taste and process in a mixer till they are crushed.
  • Heat the remaining oil and add mustards and cumin seeds. When they splutter, add asafoetida and crushed chillies.
  • Add tamarind juice and allow it to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Cook covered on a low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with steamed rice and dal.
  • Note:
  • This is a spicy, tasty palya. If you wish to make it less spicy, use big yellow chillies and/or slit and remove the seeds, along with the thin threads which attach the seeds to the chilli pods.