Thursday, October 9, 2008

Groundnut chutney (Peanut chutney)

I make Groundnut chutney as an alternative to the ever present coconut chutney.My DH is also very fond of ground nut chutney.There are many different ways of preparing this chutney, i make it with coconut.This chutney is a great accompaniment to Dosa and Idly.
1 Cup - Groundnuts
1 Tsp - Tamarind paste
3/4 Cup - Coconut (shredded)
5 Nos - Dry red chilly
2 Pinch - Asafoetida
1 Tbsp - oil
1 Tsp - Mustard seeds & urad dal
1 Sprig - Curry leaves
Salt to taste.
Dry roast the peanuts and remove the skin.
Grind the roasted peanuts, coconut,tamarind,asafoetida,red chilly and salt to a smooth paste .(add water as required)
Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
When the mustard seeds splutter , pour it over the chutney.

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