Thursday, 29 January 2015

Flaxseeds (Javas/ Alashi) chutney

Flax seeds (Javas/ Alashi) do  lower cholesterol, protect against heart disease, control high blood pressure and help to protect from cancer.
  • Flax seeds- ½ cup
  • Sesame seeds- ¼ cup
  • Red chilli powder- 2 to 3 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
Flax seeds: 


Method:
  • Roast flax seeds for 3-4 minutes and keep it in one plate. 
  • Then roast sesame seeds till comes nice aroma.
  • Let everything get cool. 
  • Grind all together.
  • Serve with bhakari or chapati. Mix this chutney with some chopped onion, tastes good. 

Tips & Variations:
  • You can use peanuts or dry coconut instead of or with sesame seeds.
  • You can add curry leaves in this chutney. Wash curry leaves and let it dry completely. Then fry them to crispy in little oil. Grind together with seeds. 
  • You can add garlic in this chutney. Grind 6-8 garlic cloves together with seeds.
  • Dry roast flax seeds and grind to fine powder. Store in air tight container. Keep in refrigerator for long lasting. Use this powder 1 to half spoon in curry. This can be alternative to peanut powder. But do not use too much like peanut powder. Flax seed has strong flavour. 

7 comments:

  1. awesome chutney. Endless ways to use it and healthy too...Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe.

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  2. Good option to eat flaxseed ☺

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  3. My husband doesnt like the smell and the after taste of this chutney, but want to include it in his diet, How can I get rid of it?

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    1. Dry roast flax seeds and grind to fine powder. Store in air tight container. Keep in refrigerator for long lasting. Use this powder 1 to half spoon in curry. This can be alternative to peanut powder. But do not use too much like peanut powder. Flax seed has strong flavour.

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  4. Please let me know English or Hindi name of आळिव।

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    1. English name- Flax seeds
      Hindi name- Alasi

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