May 11, 2012

Peanut and Tomato Chutney Recipe

~ Tomato & Peanut Pachadi ~

Preparation & Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves : 4 persons

Ingredients :
  • Tomatoes : 3 small sized
  • Peanuts : 1/2 cup
  • Green Chillies : 3 - 4
  • Tamarind : 1 inch piece
  • Dried Red Chillies : 1 or 2
  • Oil : 2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/8 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds : 1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
  • Hing : 1/8 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Method :

1. Dry roast the peanuts till they change color. Remove from the flame and let them cool completely.

2. Rub the roasted peanuts with hands to remove the skins.

3. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add the split green chillies and fry for a minute. Take them out and set aside.

4. Now add the chopped tomato, tamarind and turmeric to the pan and cook till tomatoes are soft and pulpy.

5. Switch off the flame and let it cool completely.

6. Grind the roasted peanuts and fried green chillies into a powder. Now add the cooked tomatoes, salt and water and grind again.

7. Transfer the chutney to a bowl and set aside.

8. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.

9. When the seeds stop popping, add the curry leaves, broken red chillies and hing. Stir for a couple of seconds and switch off the heat. Pour over the chutney and combine well.

10. Serve with dosa, idli, upma or pongal.

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  1. I absolutely love this combo and often prepare it :)

  2. looks so lovely. Peanut and tomato, nice combo

  3. such an appealing color !! nice chutney

  4. I will try it with tomato..usually I add only tamarind.

  5. Simple & nice recipe - will definitely try it
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  6. yet to try this combo...sounds so yummy n looks inviting!
    Neatly presented :)
    Spicy Treats

  7. New combo of peanuts with tomato! Looks yummy!

  8. Chutney recipes are always welcome. Everyone has a different way of making it and I like to try new ones. Thanks for sharing.

  9. very yummy... never tried this combination...
    Dish Name Starts With L

  10. healthy and delicious chutney ..loved the combo..

  11. Looks tangy and delicious. Nice click.

  12. Yum ...looks so beautiful ...I do almost same way too ...nice pic

  13. nice combo and yummy chutney...very inviting clicks...

  14. Lovely combo and nice presentation.


  15. interesting combo....
    chutney looks perfect :)

  16. Lipsmacking chuutney..Nice click & love the new blog look :

    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  17. Absolutely love this.. the pic is awesome.

  18. love this chutney. nice flavors.

  19. so totally impressive...I am all over the recipe..
    Tasty Appetite


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