Peanut chutney is a delicious an accompaniment to many South Indian dishes such as Idli,dosa,medu vada.
1 Cup peanuts
1 Tbsp oil
2 1/2 Tbsp ginger finely chopped
2-3 dry red chillies
2 1/2 Tbsp tamarind pulp
1 tsp mustard seeds
10-12 curry leaves
Urad dal 1 tsp
Bengal gram (channa dal) 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Water as required
Soak urad dal & channa dal.Dry roast peanut in a pan & keep aside.using same pan add 2 tsp of oil adding dry red chilies ,soaked urad dal,channa dal & ginger saute on a med flame till it cook nice & brown.In a grinder jar adding roasted peanut,sauteed dry red chillies ,urad dal ,channa dal ,ginger & tamarind pulp.Adding little by little water to make a coarse /smooth chutney as per liking. Take out Ground paste in a bowl.add salt & check seasoning .Heat remaining oil & prepare mustard seed and curry leaf tempering & pour on top of Chutney .Mix properly !!Peanut Chutney is ready.
Tips:-After roasting de-skin of peanut is an individual choice.Increase or decrease red chilli quantity as per own taste buds.
Garlic & red chili soaked in vinegar Grind & seasoned
- 1 pod garlic (peeled)
- 2-3 Dry Red chilies (hot)
- Vinegar 1 tbsp
- Salt to taste.
- Kashmiri chili 1 (for natural color)
- Soak red chillies in vinegar for an hour, grind all the ingredients together in a blender. Serve.
Fresh Grated coconut & Green coriander leaves grind ,seasoned & tempered.its an accompaniment for south Indian dishes like idli,dosa & vada
Fresh Coconut Grated 1 cup
Green coriander leaves(chopped) 1Cup
Green chilies 2-3 /as per taste bud
Bengal gram(channa dal) 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Ginger grated 1″
mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Curry leaves 4-5
Dry Red chilies 1-2
Bengal gram(channa dal) 1 tbsp
Boil a little water in a pan blanched coriander leaves for 20-30 sec.In another pan add 1 tsp oil add channa dal & saute.add green chilies & ginger then coconut fry for few sec.Transfer to grinder jar adding coriander leaves & rest of sauteed ingredients.without adding water pulse it.Later add little water & grind.For tempering add oil in a pan add mustard seeds channa dal then red chilies & finally curry leaves.then turn off a flame.take out chutney in a bowl add salt ..pour tempering on chutney & mix properly.Check seasoning.
Tips :-Adjust chili as per your own taste buds. If using frozen coconut then thaw it.
Raw Mango cooked in Sugar syrup & seasoned with Indian spices.its an accompaniment to an Indian meal.Serve with Rice,dal or Chapati & paratha
Raw mango 1 diced
Sugar 1/2 cup or to taste
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Dry red chillies 1
Red chilli powder 1/4 tsp
Salt a pinch
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
water 1/2 cup
Peel & diced raw mango in cubes.Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds once it crackled add dry red chilli.add diced mango & saute.
Add turmeric ,red chilli powder,a pinch of salt .sugar & water .give a boil turn heat to med -low .till mango cooked properly & keep sugar syrup as desired consistency.
Turn off heat and allow Raw Mango Chutney to cool.store in refrigerator until ready to serve !!