Peanut – Onion Chutney

If you are looking for something different from the regular, then below is the recipe  that you will definitely enjoy.

Next up on Food-filment’s Chutney series is the Peanut – Onion chutney 🙂

This simple and quick chutney is a great combination with dosas and idlis.

Do give it a try and let us know if you liked it 🙂

Here is the recipe for Peanut – onion chutney.

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INGREDIENTS:

Peanuts – 1 1/2 cups

Onion – 1 small or half of the big onion – finely chopped

Garlic – 1 clove – finely chopped

Green Chillies – 4 – chopped finely

Ginger – 1/2 inch – chopped finely

Curry leaves – few – chopped finely

Shredded coconut – 2 tbsp (optional)

Tamarind paste – 1/2 tsp

oil – 1 tbsp

Salt – as per taste

For Tempering:

Oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp

Urad Dal – 1 tsp

Dry red chillies – 1

Asafoetida powder – 1/2 tsp

METHOD:

Dry roast the peanuts and keep them aside.

In the same pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil and saute the curry leaves, ginger, garlic, green chillies and onions till done.

Turn off the heat and then add the shredded coconut.

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Allow it to cool down completely.

Grind the above mixture with roasted peanuts, tamarind paste, salt and a cup of water to a fine paste.

**(you can separate the peel of the peanuts if needed, i prefer to grind with the skin because the peel is high in antioxidants and other nutrients)

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Now prepare the tempering with oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, dry red chillies and asafoetida.

Add the tempering to the chutney.

The peanut – onion chutney is ready to be served.

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Serve it with hot idlis or dosas or even rice and papad 🙂

 

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