Peanut or Groundnuts are a widely used in some parts of Maharashtra.  Its an everyday ingredient in dry sabzis, gravy, and chutneys, Dry Peanut Chutney is a regular condiment and I am guilty of using store bought, I make a ridiculously easy and tangy dip using the dry peanut chutney. For now, let’s move to the Peanut Chutney. I learned this from my neighbor friend and made some variations of my own. She sends it to me with a Bhakri/ Flatbread made with Plantain Flour. Divine !


To Grind

Peanuts-1/4 cup


Chilli-2, the spicy one

Garlic-4-5 cloves

Curry Leaves-3-4

Coriander- 1/3 cup

Salt- To Taste

To Temper

Oil-1 tsp

Whole Cumin and Mustard- A few

In a pan add a tsp of oil and add the Peanuts, Shallots, Chili, Garlic and Curry Leaves. Roast for 2-3 minutes . Transfer to a grinder and add the Coriander and Salt and grind. Temper with Cumin and Mustard.  Serve with Rawa Idli or normal Idli, Dosa.


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