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Groundnut Chutney (Thuvaiyal)

posted 14 Nov 2012, 12:53 by R A   [ updated 14 Nov 2012, 13:14 ]
A recipe made specially in the Coimbatore, Erode region of Tamilnadu. One of the Kongunadu cuisine recipes.

Groundnut - 1 cup
Shallots (Sambar Onion) - 8 nos
Red Chillies - 2 nos
Green Chillies - 2 nos
Garlic - 4 pods
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Tamarind Paste - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - 1/4 cup
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Dry roast groundnut till the skin is removable. Remove skin and let it cool. In a pan heat oil and fry coriander seeds and red chillies. Add cumin seeds, green chillies, garlic and onions and saute for a few mins. Add curry leaves and groundnuts and mix everything together and saute for a few more mins. Remove from flame and let it cool.

Add salt and tamarind paste and grind it coarely. Serve it with hot idly or dosa. Goes well with Chappati too.