Alshi (Flax Seeds) Chutney

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Alshi is very rich in calcium and has many health benefits.Nutritionist recommend 1 tbsp of these seeds daily to meet your nutritional requirements.They are good for cholesterol,are fibrous and are beneficial in controlling diabetes . initially you will have little difficulty in cultivating the taste for it…But after a while you will surely love it.Here goes simple recipe of alshi chutney….which goes well  with any type of Bhakri or chapati.

Ingredients :

1 cup Alshi (Flax seeds)

2 tbsp Til (Sesame seeds)

4 Red Chillies

1/2 tbsp Oil.

10 Curry Leaves.

10 pods of Garlic .

Salt to taste.

Method :

Dry roast alshi and til for a min.keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and roast red chillies for 30 secs.keep aside .

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Mix all the ingredients together and grind till coarse powder is formed.

Remove in an air tight container and store in refrigerator.

Serve as required with Bhakri or chapati.

Tips : Roasted peanuts and tamarind/imli can also be added to enhance the taste.This chutney can be added to vegetable like Bhendi and cluster beans,dal or Curds to enhance the flavour.

Happy Cooking ! ! ! 

Sameera 

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