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Peanut Chutney

26 Jan

Veru Senagapappu/ Pallilu Pacchadi


Raw Peanuts/ Groundnuts 1 cup
Fresh Coconut (scraped) 3 tbsps
Green Chillies 2
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tbsp


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 4
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies.
Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan on medium heat, add peanuts and stir-fry to roast them until they turn golden brown.
Grind roasted peanuts along with coconut, green chillies and salt into smooth paste adding sufficient water.
Remove onto serving bowl.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal turns light brown, remove from heat and pour into above peanut chutney bowl.
Mix thoroughly and serve with idly, dosa, etc…

Notes: Alternatively, use roasted peanuts to ease the process and adjust the salt accordingly, if they are salted.