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Peanut Chutney Recipe – Peanut Chutney for Dosa and Idli

Peanut Chutney Recipe – Peanut Chutney for Dosa and Idli

Peanut chutney is a speciality of South India which is popular all over the country because of its nutty flavour and grainy texture. This chutney is served mostly with dosa, idli or medu vada. Peanuts are rich in anti-oxidants, biotin, vitamin E and many more nutritional components. They are found mostly during winters.

Moongfali chutney is always there in South Indian thali as a side assortment. It can be prepared immediately by grinding peanuts, salt and green chillies with some water and lemon juice and later tempered with red mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilly powder. So, try out this authentic recipe of peanut chutney with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!

Directions

Making:

To make chutney, place the peanuts into the mixture jar. Break the green chillies into two and add it into the peanuts followed by lemon juice, salt and ½ cup of water. Put the lid on and grind everything into slightly coarse paste.

peanut chutney

Chutney has now ground aptly. Transfer it to a bowl. Add little more water into the chutney and mix it really well. Overall ¾ cup of water is used for making chutney of this consistency. Chutney is now ready to be tempered.

peanut chutney

For tempering, place a small pan on flame and pour the oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add red mustard seeds into it. As the seeds starts spluttering, turn off the flame and add curry leaves and red chilly powder into it. Mix it really well.

peanut chutney

Pour this tempering on the chutney and mix it nicely. Peanut chutney is now ready.

peanut chutneyServing:

Serve this lip-smacking and tantalizing peanut chutney as an accompaniment along with dosa, idli and vada. Place this chutney inside the refrigerator and relish eating for 4-5 days.

Peanut Chutney Recipe - Peanut Chutney for Dosa and Idli peanut chutney
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Recipe type: Chutney
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Peanuts - ¾ cup (roasted and peeled)
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Curry leaves – 8-10
  • Lemon – 1 (1 tbsp juice)
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Red mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 pinch
  • Salt – ½ tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. To make chutney, place the peanuts into the mixture jar. Break the green chillies into two and add it into the peanuts followed by lemon juice, salt and ½ cup of water. Put the lid on and grind everything into slightly coarse paste.
  2. Chutney has now ground aptly. Transfer it to a bowl. Add little more water into the chutney and mix it really well. Overall ¾ cup of water is used for making chutney of this consistency. Chutney is now ready to be tempered.
  3. For tempering, place a small pan on flame and pour the oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add red mustard seeds into it. As the seeds starts spluttering, turn off the flame and add curry leaves and red chilly powder into it. Mix it really well.
  4. Pour this tempering on the chutney and mix it nicely. Peanut chutney is now ready. Serve this lip-smacking and tantalizing peanut chutney as an accompaniment along with dosa, idli and vada. Place this chutney inside the refrigerator and relish eating for 4-5 days.