Saturday, November 26, 2016

Ground Nuts Chutney

Groundnuts Chutney is a side dish and goes well with almost all the main dish.
Watch the procedure it is simple and quick.

Groundnuts are loved by most of us. Ground Nuts are widely grown and used in our cooking. Ground Nuts are loaded with many healthy properties.
Let us see some benefits of eating Ground Nuts in our diet.
They are rich in nutrients which are essential for our body. They are loaded with fiber, protein, minerals, mono unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants.They help to lower the bad cholesterol and increase the good cholesterol levels in our body. Ground Nuts helps for the good growth of the body. It protects the skin. They contain minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc and Vitamin B complex, Vitamin B 6 and Vitamin B 9.
Lets see the recipe now : 

Things Needed : 

Ground Nuts : 2 Tablespoons
Fresh Coconut : 1 Cup
Tamarind : 1/ Marble size
Green chilly : 2
Salt : As required
Seasoning : 
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Teaspoon
Ingh/Asafoetida : A pinch
Curry Leaves : 5 to 6 
Oil : 1 Teaspoon

Method :

1. Dry roast ground nuts and leave it for cooling. Remove the outer skin. 
2. Grate coconut and grind it with tamarind (very little), salt, roasted ground nuts and green chilly.

3. Shift the ground chutney to a serving dish and add required water.
4. Season with mustard, curry leaves and ingh seasoning.
5. Ground Nut chutney is ready to serve. 

Note :

Use very little water to grind. Or it turns as watery chutney. Adding chilly more/less is optional.
Add required water once you shift the chutney to a serving bowl. Use of fresh coconut taste good.
 Time : 10 Minutes
Serves : 2 to 3. 


  1. Nice idea. I believe it can be tried out with other dry fruits. The taste might differ but the idea to use ground nuts is novel.



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