December 24, 2011

Tomato peanut chutney | Tomato Onion Peanut Chutney | South Indian quick and easy chutney recipes for rice and rotis


I like to  try different chutneys.because these chutneys are quite easy to make and tastes good with hot steaming rice and even with rotis too.........This tomato peanut chutney is a popular recipe in mom`s home and amma uses green tomatoes to make this chutney often. But,I use both green and red tomatoes...Though,it`s a simple recipe,combination is quite good and tastes awesome..Because of tamarind  we can cook store this in fridge for 1-2 days too..check it please.

Ingredients

green or red tomatoes-3 big
onion-1 small
peanuts-1/2 cup
tamarind paste-2 tsp or tamarind pulp-small lemon size
salt-to taste
green chillies-5
ginger garlic paste(GGP)-1 tsp
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
oil-1tbsp

TO TEMPER/POPU/TADKA
oil-2 tsp
mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
cumin seeds -1 tsp
curry leaves-1 sprig
urad dal/chana dal-1 tsp
hing/asafoetida-2-3 pinches
dry red chili-2



Preparation

dry roast peanuts and chop chillies,tomatoes.heat a kadai with oil add GGP,chopped tomatoes,chillies,onion,salt and cook.
add in turmeric,tamarind pulp and cook the tomatoes til mushy and turn off. let it cool..after it cools grind it into a  fine paste along with peanuts...
add oil in another kadai  and prepare popu with ingredients which mentioned under to temper and add to the ground chutney......
spicy and tasty tomato peanut chutney is ready..if you like the flavor of peanuts you can add more..
serve with hot rice or rotis with a spoon of ghee......


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