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Friday, March 30, 2012

Peanut Chutney

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1/2 cup of unsalted roasted peanuts
1/4 cup of fresh ground coconut can substitute with dry coconut
2 small green chilies or according to taste
a few cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/4 cup of yogurt
1/2 teaspoon of salt

For seasoning
1 tablespoon of oil
1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds
2 teaspoon of channa dal
1/2 teaspoon of urad dal

Grind the peanuts, coconut, green chili and cilantro with a little water.  Remove from the grinding jar and pour it into a bowl.  Add yogurt and lemon juice and mix.

For seasoning:  Heat a pan with one tablespoon of oil add channa dal and urad dal.  When the dal sizzles add the mustard seeds, when the mustard seed crack add it to the chutney add the salt and mix.

This is a variation of coconut chutney.  It is served with dosa, idli, upma, pongal etc.