Flax seed chutney powder
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Flax seed chutney powder

Flax seed chutney powder 
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1/2 cup flaxseeds
  • 1 cup chana dal
  • 1 cup urad dal (with skin)
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp brown rice
  • 1 cup red chilli - loosely packed
  • 2 spring curry leaves
  • 3/4 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp peppercorns
  • 2 pinch asafoetida
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • salt to taste


  • dry roast flaxseeds until it pops and take it in a plate. in same pan, roast chana dal till brown and take it in the same plate. 
  • in same pan, dry roast urad dal, sesame seeds, brown rice one at a time till brown and take it in a plate. 
  • further add red chillies, curry leaves, cumin seeds and peppercorns and fry till chillies puff and curry leaves are crisp. take it in the plate. 
  • cool completely, add asafoetida, salt and grind to a coarse powder. 
  • cool and store it in air tight container. use as and when needed.