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Thecha is a spicy green chilies garlic chutney served with flatbreads. A common condiment in Maharashtrian households.
Course Condiment
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Author Usha Rao


  • 5-6 Green Chilies
  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 2 tablespoon chopped Cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon Salt adjust to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice optional)


  • Heat oil in a pan and roast the green chilies until blisters form on the skin.
  • Cool the chilies and grind the together with cloves, cilantro and salt to a coarse paste. Pounding in a mortar pestle is recommended but I ground in my mini grinder. The chutney should be coarse.
  • Add lemon juice if using.
  • Serve with thalipeeth.