Groundnut/Peanut/Verkadalai Chutney

An easy-to -make and protein rich chutney which can side dish to idly or dosa. My father-in-law said me this recipe over phone on a day when I was left with no option for idly side dish.


  • Groundnut-1/2 cup
  • Red Chilly-2
  • Salt-To taste
  • Tamarind-A small piece


1.Dry roast groundnut and peel the skin after cooling.

2.Add roasted groundnut,red chillies,salt and tamarind in mixer jar and blend them.

groundnut chutney

3.Once you it becomes coarse add few spoons of water and grind it into fine paste.

groundnut chutney

4.The chutney is ready to be served.



Tempering is optional.

Be careful while roasting. The nuts shouldn’t get totally blackened.

You can also fry red chillies in oil separately and add them.

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