Agashi – Flaxseed Chutney Powder

People are now waking up to the health benefits of Flaxseed.  In North Karnataka where this is grown extensively, this seed has been used in their cuisine since a long time.  A chutney powder prepared using these seeds is tasty as well as healthy!

Cuisine: North Karnataka

Time Required: 20 Minutes

Agashi chutney powder

1/2 Cup Agashi / Flaxseeds
6 – 8 Red Chilies ground to a Powder
1/2 Cup grated Dry Coconut
2 small pieces of Hing / Asafoetida
Salt to taste

Agashi chutney pudi

Roast Agashi for 2 minutes. To test if done, they should be crunchy when chewed.

Flaxseed chutney powder

Grind all the ingredients to a powder.  Serve with your choice of Indian Bread and Butter.