Peanut Tomato Chutney

4 Ripe tomatoes, cut into large pieces
2 hand-fulls of Peanuts
15 Green chillies
2 garlic pod
1/2 bunch Mint leaves
salt as per taste
1 tbsp tamarind pulp
1/2 bunch coriander leaves
1 tbsp onion pieces for garnishing
1/4 tbsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp oil

For Seasoning:
1 tbsp oil
1/4 tbsp mustard seeds
2 red chillies
4 curry leaves
1 tbsp urad dal

In a pan, dry roast peanuts for few min and keep aside to cool.
In the same pan add oil and when it is hot, add green chillies and fry them till they start spluttering
Now add tomatoes, coriander leaves and fry till the tomatoes are soft.
Add methi leaves to the pan and let it fry for 2 more min. Switch off the heat and let it cool
In a mixie jar, add garlic pods, cumin seeds and salt and grind coarsely.
To this add tamarind paste,cooked mixture, peanuts and grind to a smooth paste. No need to add any water
In a pan, add 1 tbsp oil and when it is hot, add urad dal, red chillies and mustard seeds and fry till mustard seeds start spluttering
To the pan, add curry leaves and switch off the stove and add this to the chutney

 This chutney is very very tasty and goes very well with Dosa, Idly and Black-eyed bean vadas.


  1. Anonymous2:18 AM

    Hi, did you use mint leaves or methi leaves? You have got mint in the ingredients list and methi in the method!

  2. My wife prepared this.awesome of the tasty chutney to try definitely