Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Peanut Chutney-Peanut Chutney Recipes-How to prepare Peanut Chutney

If you like peanuts, then you will love this chutney.This is prepared from roasted peanuts and is a perfect side dish for idli, dosa and all varieties of upma. Now to the Peanut/Kadalai Chutney recipe-

Peanut Chutney
How to make Peanut Chutney-Kadalai Chutney

Ingredients needed

Peanuts - 3/4 cup
Grated coconut -1/4 cup
Red chillies - 2-3
Tamarind - little
Salt as required

For the seasoning

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 3/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - little


Roast the peanuts and remove its skin to some extent. If you are using roasted peanut, then you can skip this step.


Grind peanuts, coconut, red chillies, tamarind and salt with little water first.Then add more water and grind it to a slightly smooth paste.

Heat oil, add mustard seeds, when mustard splutters, add urad dal and curry leaves and pour it over the chutney.

Serve as a side dish for Idli, dosa or upma.

Another method

Ingredients needed

Roasted Peanuts -1 cup
Red chillies -2-3
Garlic clove -1
Tamarind - little
Salt as required

For the seasoning

Oil -2 tsp
Mustard -3/4 tsp
Curry leaves -little


Grind all the above ingredients together with water.

Season with mustard and curry leaves. Check for salt.

Enjoy with idly, dosa or upma.

More Chutney Recipes

Coriander Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Onion Tomato Chutney

Coconut Chutney

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  1. I have added Peanuts in Coconut Chutney. But never tried only with Peanuts. Thanks for sharing.
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  2. I love peanut chutney, looks delicious!

  3. kare shankar naiduMay 9, 2012 at 4:12 PM

    Simple. easly to make and yummy to eat. Thanks.
    kare shankar naidu

  4. I made this when we had friends over for an idli dosa party. A five star recipe!!!

  5. I made this chutney but it became too thick as time pass by. Please advise what is the mistake here :(

    1. 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.

  6. nice but as a nutrition
    I want tell use homemade

  7. can I use green chillies instead of red?

  8. Thanks.. tried this today and it came out perfect... yummy

  9. I tried peanut chutney..came out perfect and it was yummy..thnx..

  10. 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.

  11. I mad this chutney for breakfast, without the coconut and still it tasted so yummy; my children devoured it!


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