Wondering what’s thecha? Thecha is a very popular Maharashtrian green chilli and garlic chutney that serves as a perfect accompaniment to every meal. In Maharashtra, people traditionally enjoy eating this chilli chutney with jowar roti or pithla bhakri. Thecha is prepared in groundnut oil by combining some of the primary ingredients that include chilli pepper (usually green chillies), peanuts with lots of garlic cloves and a multitude of other spices. These include hing, cloves, coriander leaves, cumin and mustard seeds with a heavy garnish of coconut seasoning. Garlic is the major ingredient used in the making that enhances the flavour and taste it’s known for.
So have a look at our recipes and keep a small jar of thecha chutney ready at your house to relish whenever you are in mood. These are some recipes we’ve handpicked for you!
This recipe of thecha chutney at home includes making it with the most authentic style by using all the typical ingredients it is traditionally made with. If you are a spice lover then thecha is definitely a must-have accompaniment for you.
Thecha made with a slight variation than the original one. This red chili thecha is made with lots of freshly chopped red chillies instead of the green ones and combined with other flavorful ingredients like garlic cloves, mustard seeds, asafoetida to give it a spicy tadka.
These monkey buns are made by coating them with thecha chutney along with a spicy stuffing. Enjoy these money buns as snacks that are sure to leave you wanting for more!
Another authentic recipe of thecha made with a unique, delicious take. Don’t forget to pair eating it with pithla bakhari. Enjoy!