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.
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.
Dry roast alshi and til for a min.keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and roast red chillies for 30 secs.keep aside .
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 ! ! !