If you like peanuts, then you will love this peanut chutney (known as verkadalai chutney in Tamil). This is prepared from roasted peanuts and is a perfect side dish for idli, dosa and all varieties of upma. It is easy to make and needs very less ingredients. This chutney is so delicious that you will end up eating more idlis and dosas than usual.
Peanut chutney is a very tasty chutney prepared with roasted peanuts. It is a perfect side dish for idli, dosa, pongal. It is easy to make and needs very less ingredients
- 1/2 cup Peanuts
- 1/4 cup Grated coconut
- 4 Red chillies (or as required)
- Tamarind (a small piece)
- Salt needed
- 2 tsp Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tsp Urad dal
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
Roast the peanut stirring continuously on medium heat. Once roasted, leave it to cool. (you can skip this step, if you are using roasted peanuts)
Then remove its skin to some extent.
Grind peanuts, coconut, red chillies, tamarind and salt with little water first.
Then add more water and blend it to a slightly smooth paste.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and curry leaves.
Saute it for a few seconds and pour the seasoning over the chutney.
You can adjust the consistency of the chutney by adding more or less water.
In the video, you will find two ways of making peanut chutney - one with coconut and another with onion and garlic)
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I have added Peanuts in Coconut Chutney. But never tried only with Peanuts. Thanks for sharing.
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I love peanut chutney, looks delicious!
kare shankar naidu
Simple. easly to make and yummy to eat. Thanks.
kare shankar naidu
I made this when we had friends over for an idli dosa party. A five star recipe!!!
I made this chutney but it became too thick as time pass by. Please advise what is the mistake here 🙁
You should add enough water and grind it. The chutney should neither be thick nor too watery, so add water accordingly and grind the chutney.
nice but as a nutrition
I want tell use homemade
can I use green chillies instead of red?
Thanks.. tried this today and it came out perfect… yummy
Looks yummy padhu madam
I love dis chutney. Thanks.
I tried peanut chutney..came out perfect and it was yummy..thnx..
Can I use peanut butter for this chutney and it's okay to laugh at this question as I have messed around a lot of traditional recipes with brain scratching ingredients and they turned out to be…..well I like them you see. Thanks dear.
I mad this chutney for breakfast, without the coconut and still it tasted so yummy; my children devoured it!
I like this Chutney vert much
Can we roast all the ingredients??
Roast peanuts and if needed red chillies. No need to roast coconut.
Came out very well and tasty, thanks Padhu for your simple method of delicious recipies