Wednesday, February 18, 2009

PEANUT CHUTNEY

Peanuts are the good source of vitamin E, protein, folate, manganese and many more. Peanuts can be used in many ways like a snack, peanut sause, curries mainly in non veg curries, along with rice recipes, in salads etc etc. For long I have been waiting to try peanut chutney. They turned out really good and a change from the usual coconut chutney. Many say this chutney can be served with rice but never tried. If so, make sure the chutney should have a thick consistency. Peanut chutney makes gret accompainment to idlies, dosa, upma and with rice too.


INGREDIENTS.

1/2 Cup Peanuts.

1 Chopped Shallots.

2 tbsp Grated Coconut.

1 Dried Red chilli.

1 tsp Tamarind paste.

Pinch of Hing.

Salt to taste.

SEASONING.

1/2 tsp Oil.

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds.

1/4 tsp Jeera.
1 tsp Urad dal.

4 to 5 Curry leaves.

METHOD.
In a pan dry roast peanuts for about 10 minutes until you get the smell of peanuts. Make sure it should be well roasted under low flame. Allow them to cool and remove its skin later.

Add oil in a pan and saute onions, red chillies, and hing with a pinch of salt. Allow this mixture to cool.

Later grind the roasted peanuts, onion mixture, grated coconut and tamarind paste in a blender till it turns into a smooth paste. Water can be added accordingly. Trasnfer the chutney into a bowl.

Meanwhile in another pan heat oil. Throw in mustard seeds, jeera, urad dal and curry leaves and drop it on the chutney.

Ready to serve with idlies or dosa.


Enjoy!!

27 comments:

Cham said...

Great chutney for idlis or dosa. Good one!

Happy cook said...

Delicious looking chutney.

ranji said...

sounds so good..i am definitely going to prepare it this weekend..making idli/dosa batter..u posted it at the right time :)...

Usha said...

Looks fantastic, I make this regularly and never miss the coconut one after I started making this :-)

Sujatha said...

Delicious chutney! It should be awesome with idlis.. Peanut and small onion combo sounds so good!

Belated happy birthday to your little one! Sorry, I missed your previous post.. :-(

Trupti said...

lovely chutney..goes well with anything

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

yummy chutney.... looks mouthwatering.

Varsha Vipins said...

Loved the nice thick texture Suma.:)

Cynthia said...

I am yet to try making a chutney such as this. I know that it will taste good.

Suma Rajesh said...

thanks all,

Sujatha,
thanks 4 the wishes too..

Cynthia,
try this.no doubt u would love this chutney.

Lavi said...

Even yesterday i prepared this..my very much favourite chutney..but i have never tried with coconut..

Dershana said...

I love this best with crisp, hot dosas!

Akal's Saappadu said...

nice presentation! i love this chutney with chapati too!

Ann said...

Peanuts are my all time fav..And its really amazing that peanuts make great chutney..lemme try and see.Thanks

notyet100 said...

looks yummy,..

Jaishree said...

Chutney looks delicious.. Nice presentation !

DEESHA said...

I have been wanting to try this .. I love peanuts

Laavanya said...

This seems to be a very popular chutney.. i've only had it once so far. Like your version.

AnuSriram said...

Peanut chutney is the one my friend makes all the time.. I too tried that at home but never got as tasty as her's. Your version sounds interesting! Will try it soon and let u know.

srikars kitchen said...

Delicious chutney.. i love this chutney.. looks perfect /..

Preety said...

this is one of my all time fav chutney..i love this with idli or dosa..looks gr8

Priya said...

Delicious chutney looks prefect..

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Peanut chutney, very tasty. goes good with idli and dosai.

Varunavi said...

lovely chutney,looks yummy.
1st timer to u blog,u have a great blog

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow looks yum.

n33ma said...

Love peanut chutney,Lovely!

shilpa said...

I tried Bhindi Masala and Peanut Chutney...loved both...Can you please put on some Indian chicken recipes ? Easy to make may be...