Roasted Peanut Chutney Recipe
Peanut chutney is an excellent accompaniment for idlis, dosas Â and rotis. Â This spicy and fiery chutney can also be used as a spread for sandwiches. Peanut chutney, if refrigerated, stays good for Â 2-3 days.
- Grated coconut â€“ 1 cup
- Roasted peanuts â€“ 1/2 cup
- Whole red chillies â€“ 2
- Garlic cloves â€“ 2
- Deseeded tamarind chunk â€“ 1/2 teaspoon
- Jaggery â€“ 1/4 teaspoon optional
- A pinch of asafoetida or hing
- Cooking oil â€“ 1 teaspoon
- For seasoning Cooking oil â€“ 1 tablespoon Mustard seeds â€“ 1/2 teaspoon 10-12 curry leaves
- HOW TO MAKE OR PREPARE ROASTED PEANUT CHUTNEY RECIPE Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add peanuts and roast them on a low to medium flame for 3-4 minutes. Remove its skin to some extent.
- In a mixer grinder, add the roasted peanuts, grated coconut, red chillies, garlic cloves, tamarind chunk, hing, jaggery and salt and grind them with little water to a thick and smooth consistency. Transfer the peanut chutney to a serving bowl.
- Heat another 1 teaspoon of oil in the same pan. Add mustard seeds and allow them to splutter. Add curry leaves and saute for half a minute. Pour this seasoning to the chutney.
- Serve roasted peanut chutney with idlis, dosas, uttapams, upma or medu vadas.
- NOTES/TIPS You can also prepare peanut chutney without the coconut. In that case take one cup of peanuts alongwith the rest of the above ingredients and make the chutney. You can store this chutney for 4-5 days in the refrigerator.
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