This is a quick, healthy and delicious groundnut chutney for idli, dosa, uttapam or any indian snack.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Servings: 1 small serving bowl
- ¼ cup Peanuts (groundnut or shenga)
- ¼ cup Bengal gram (roasted chana dal)
- 1 to 2 Green chili Or dry red chilies
- ¼ inch Ginger
- ½ tablespoon Sesame seeds
- 12 to 15 Curry leaves
- 1 or 2 teaspoon Oil
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- Salt as required
- Water as required
Heat oil in a pan. fry the peanuts on a low to medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the curry leaves and fry for a minute.
Lastly add the roasted chana dal, sesame seeds & asafoetida and fry for 2-3 minutes more on a low flame.
Take care that you don't over brown or burn this mixture, else the chutney might have bitter tones.
Let this mixture warm or cool down.
making peanut chutney
Add in a chutney grinder or a small blender.
Add in the ginger, green chilies and salt.
Pour some water and grind the chutney to a smooth consistency.
You can make the chutney thick or of medium consistency.
Check the salt and add more if required.
Serve peanut chutney with idli, dosa, medu vada, uttapam or pakoras.