Dosa and Idli are incomplete without chutney. Today I have one easy and quick chutney recipe to pair up with Dosa, Uttapam or Idli. When there is no coconut at home, nothing to worry about. This chutney requires few ingredients and tastes amazing. You just need to have roasted peanuts, some garlic cloves and green chilies and you are ready to go. This chutney is Keto friendly as it is low on carbs and made using peanuts.
Peanuts are legume crop and have many health benefits. They are an excellent source of plant based protein and has other useful vitamins and minerals too. They contain good fiber, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, and vitamin B. They have a sizable amount of calories and fat, but they are nutrient-rich and low in carbohydrates. Yes, you need to have them in moderation due to high amount of calories. These all nutrients content makes them good for your heart and brain too. Also they keeps you full for longer duration which is important in weight loss. Eating peanuts in moderation also helps you get good skin and hair growth.
Let’s start our recipe,
- Peanuts or groundnuts (1/2 cup)
- Salt (As per taste)
- Green chilies (2/3 pieces)
- Garlic (4/5 cloves)
- Oil (1 tsp for tempering)
- Asafetida / Hing (1 pinch)
- Mustard seeds (for tempering)
- Dried Whole red chili (1 for tempering)
- Few curry leaves (for tempering)
Take peanuts and roast them in a pan on low flame. Once they are roasted well switch off the gas. Let them cool down and remove skin by rubbing them with hands.
*Removing skin is optional process, when I am in hurry I don’t remove skin and use them with skin only.
Peel 4 or 5 garlic cloves and take 2 or 3 chilies. Add them to mixture jar and add peanuts to it. Add salt to it and little bit of water to grind them in fine paste.
Make a thick paste out of it. Add water to get perfect consistency.
Take tempering pan or tadka pan, add some oil and let it heat a little. Once it is hot add mustard seeds to it, let them splutter. Now add dried red chili and pinch of hing. Add curry leaves to it. Add this tempering to your chutney and your peanut chutney is ready to serve.
Serve this chutney with hot Dosa, Uttpam or Idli. You can add little piece of ginger while grinding this paste. I skipped it as it was not available at home. It’s optional, if you have it, you can add it or skip it like me.
Do try this recipe and let me know how was your experience with this easy chutney recipe with minimal ingredients. As I always say shower your love with likes & comments. Also you can request any complex recipes you want me to try and make it simple.
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