Peanut Chutney


Raw Peanuts – 1 cup
Onion – 1 medium size
Green Chilli – 1 or 2
Garlic – 1
Tamarind pulp – 1/2 tsp
Grated Coconut – 1 Tbsp
Jeera Seeds – 1 tsp
Jaggery – 1/4 tsp
Oil – 1 tsp

Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Udad Dal – 1 tsp
Hing – a pinch
Oil – 1/2 tsp


In a pan, dry roast peanuts .Take it out and cool. If required, can remove the skin.
I have kept the skin.
In the same pan ,heat 1 tsp of oil.Once hot, add Jeera,Garlic,Green chilli.
Fry for few seconds.
Add chopped onion and fry till it is brown.
Off the stove. Add tamarind and coconut and fry in the heat for few minutes.Mix in the roasted peanuts.

Once the above mixture is cool, grind to smooth paste adding water.
Instead of water,we can add curd or milk also.

Heat oil in a tadka pan. Once hot, add Udad dal,Mustard seeds and Hing.
Fry well and pour over the chutney.

Serve with idlis ,dosa,appam.


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