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Peanut chutney recipe, Groundnut chutney for idli dosa | Palli chutney

A side dish chutney made using peanuts/groundnut to be eaten with idli/dosa or any other south indian breakfast recipes...
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Chutneys
Cuisine: South Indian/Andhra
Servings: 4
Calories: 310kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 1 cup of peanuts/groundnut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3-4 green chillies chopped
  • 3 medium size onions thickly chopped
  • 5-6 medium size tamarind pieces
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 cup water

For tadka/tempering:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 5-6 curry leaves


Step 1:

  • Firstly, take a wok, heat it, add peanuts into it and dry roast them for few minutes.
  • Cool them down, peel the peanuts and rest them aside.

Step 2:

  • In a separate pan, add oil and heat it.
  • Add chopped green chillies, thickly chopped onions, saute for few minutes on low flame.
  • Add tamarind pieces, cook and saute the whole mixture until they turn slight brown or pink in color.

Step 3(Blend the chutney):

  • In a blender, add the peeled peanuts and powder them finely.
  • Into the powder, add the cooked mixture of chillies, onions and tamarind.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Add water as per consistency required.
  • Blend the chutney into a fine paste.
  • Transfer the chutney into a bowl.

Step 4(Give tadka):

  • In a sauce pan, add oil and heat it.
  • Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and allow them to pop up.
  • Add dried red chillies and stir for few seconds.
  • Add curry leaves and let them crackle.
  • Transfer this tadka all over the chutney.
  • Serve the chutney with idli, dosa uttapam etc...


Calories: 310kcal
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