Brahmi chutney | Thimare chutney | Ondelaga chutney

By Shantha on November 29th, 2015

brahmi or timare chutney recipe

Brahmi or Ondelaga or Thimare is more of a medicinal plant or herb and is well known for its various health benefits. There are few recipes in practice using Brahmi leaves and here is a simple chutney recipe, which you can follow easily and its tasty too. I have posted another tambli or raita recipe using brahmi leaves, which is also very simple and tasty.

brahmi leaves

According to ayurveda, Brahmi is very beneficial in the treatment of anxiety neurosis and mental fatigue. Brahmi improves IQ levels, general ability, behavioral patterns and mental concentration in children. Brahmi is useful for improving mental clarity, confidence and memory recall. Brahmi is also used for the treatment of epilepsy, insomnia, asthma and rheumatism. Brahmi is effective against diseases like bronchitis, asthma, hoarseness, arthritis, rheumatism, backache, constipation, hair loss, fevers, digestive problems etc. Research has shown that Brahmi has Antioxidant, Cardiotonic and Anticancer properties. The plant is also used for all sorts of skin problems. Study says that it improves intellect, consciousness, calms the mind and promotes relaxation.

If you are looking for more chutney recipes then do check our simple coconut chutney, curry leaves chutney, urad dal chutney, Cucumber peel chutney, doddapatre chutney, watermelon-rind chutney, garlic chutney, coriander leaves chutney, ridgegourd peel chutney, hotel style coconut chutney and radish chutney recipes.

Brahmi chutney recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 5 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients for grinding: (measuring cup used = 120ml)

  1. 2 hands full of Brahmi leaves
  2. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  3. 1/3 finger length ginger
  4. 2 red chillies
  5. 1/2 gooseberry sized tamarind
  6. 1/2 gooseberry sized jaggery
  7. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for tempering:

  1. 1 tsp oil
  2. 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  3. 1/2 red chilly

Instructions for making brahmi chutney:

  1. To prepare brahmi chutney, first clean and wash the brahmi leaves. And keep all other ingredients ready, for grinding.ingredients for brahmi chutney
  2. Put all the ingredients listed under grinding into a mixie jar and grind it by adding little water.grinding brahmi chutney
  3. Temper it with oil, mustard seeds and red chili. Serve it with hot rice and enjoy healthy and tasty brahmi chutney. tempering brahmi chutney

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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