Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Peanut Chutney

Peanut Chutney makes an excellent combination for dosas and idlis, especially Pesarattu. Do check the recipes under the label Tiffin for different dosas and idlis.


Onion 1 Big, cut into big chunks
Peanut (groundnut) 1 cup - roasted. If you do not have roasted peanuts, just dry roast them in a tawa.

Green Chillies 2
Red Chillies 2
Ginger small piece

Oil and Salt to taste


Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves few

Method of Preparation

1. Heat oil in a pan and add the add the onions.

2. when the onion becomes translucent, add the chillies and ginger

4. saute for a little bit more.

5. cool and then grind to a fine paste with peanuts and salt.

6. Temper with mustard and curry leaves. Enjoy this simple Chutney!

Linking this to MLLA 42 (Susan's My Legume Love Affair Event), this month hosted by Kiran of Sumadhura


  1. did you dry grind it or added a little water?

  2. Hi Ed, you can add a little water while grinding. For all chutneys, if necessary consistency is not there, a little water is added. thanks for visiting my site

  3. thank you for this recipe... tried it & it turned out just fine!!!