Peanut Mango Chutney

21 Sep

peanut_mango

Oil is tempered with mustard seeds and dried red chiles. Peanuts are roasted and ground into paste along with chopped mango and the tempering. Mango gives the peanut chutney a distinct flavor and aroma. Serve peanut mango chutney with idli, dosa, vada etc…
Makes: around 1 1/2 Cups of Peanut Mango Chutney.

Ingredients:

Roasted Peanuts 1/2 Cup
Raw Mango 1 Small
Whole Red Chiles 3 – 4
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds 3
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Salt to taste
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and roughly chop the mango. (around 1 Cup)

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let the seeds start to crackle.
Now add fenugreek seeds, broken red chiles and asafoetida.
Stir well and remove from heat.
Let the oil come to room temperature.
Remove all the tempering into a blender and grind it into fine powder.
Then stir in roasted peanuts and grind again into fine powder.
Finally add chopped mango, a cup of water and salt.
Grind everything into fine paste and remove onto a bowl.
Serve peanut mango chutney with idly or dosa etc…
Notes: Make sure to roast the peanuts on a low flame without oil.

Suggestions: If the chutney is too sour, stir in more roasted peanuts and grind again into fine paste. If the chutney is not sour enough, add few drops of lemon juice.
Variations: You can also add a green chile to the tempering for extra spice. Tempering with curry leaves can be added to the chutney as a final step.
Other Names: Peanut Mango Chutney.

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4 Responses to “Peanut Mango Chutney”

  1. Hari Chandana September 21, 2010 at 9:56 am #

    Thats a very lovely combination… Very nice and tempting chutney.. and the shot is attractive. Mamidikaya Pesarapappu pachadi kooda baguntundi.. Thanks for sharing Raji 🙂

  2. Tanvi September 21, 2010 at 11:03 am #

    first time here and liking it a lot 🙂 very lovely chutney..loved the nutty texture of peanuts and mushy mangoes! tempting click!

  3. dr surinder September 23, 2010 at 6:54 am #

    i m not a gud cook realy liked mouth tempting prepration

  4. Raji September 30, 2010 at 1:41 am #

    @Hari Chandana thank you. mamidiakaya pesarapappu kuda chala baguntundi avunu.
    @Tanvi thanks for commenting. mangoes are not mushy btw. they should be raw and sour. keep visiting talimpu.
    @dr surinder thank you

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