Friday, February 28, 2014

Peanut chutney

Listing two different recipes of peanut chutney below, easy and yum!

Recipe I -
Peanuts - 1cup
Red chillies - 2
Small or regular onions - 50g
Fresh coconut - 1tbsp(optional)
Salt to taste
Mustard tempering - 1tsp

Heat a pan and dry roast peanut, red chillies, coconut and onions, separately. Add all these to a blender with some water and make a smooth chutney. Lastly add salt and add freshly made mustard tempering.

Recipe II -
Peanuts - 1cup (dry roast)
Green chillies - 4
Red chillies - 3
Tamarind paste - 1/2tsp
Kaddale pappu / chutney dal - 1/4cup
Coriander leaves - 1/2cup
Fresh coconut - 3tbsp (optional)
Salt to taste
Mustard tempering - 1tsp

Add all the above except mustard tempering to a blender. Add little water and ground to a paste. Lastly transfer to a bowl and add the tempering.

This peanut chutney tastes great with idlies and dosas and also can be served with other South Indian recipes.