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Green Chili Palya Recipe

Green Chili Palya is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

    1. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup water and extract the juice.
    2. Wash the chillies, wipe dry and slice.
    3. Heat 1/4 cup of oil and fry chillies till they are wilted.
    4. Add salt to taste and process in a mixer till they are crushed.
    5. Heat the remaining oil and add mustards and cumin seeds. When they splutter, add asafoetida and crushed chillies.
    6. Add tamarind juice and allow it to simmer for 5 minutes.
    7. Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
    8. Cook covered on a low flame for 10 minutes.
    9. Serve with steamed rice and dal.
    10. Note:
    11. 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.


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