Monday, January 25, 2010

Chutney recipe - Groundnut Chutney with Red Chilli - Shenga Chutney - Hubli Dharwad Style

I will be posting a few chutney recipes in the next few blogs. These are very simple to make and add the essential flavor so necessary for South Indian foods.
This chutney is a very slight variation of another chutney - made in the Hubli Dharwad - North karnataka style. This is a great accompaniment to Dosa, Idli, Upma, Sevai, Chapatti, plain white rice etc.

Serves: 2-3
Time to prepare - 10 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup coconut gratings
  • 1/2 cup dry roasted groundnut
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • small marble sized tamarind
  • 4 Red chillies
  • 2 tsps - cooking oil of choice - for seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp - black gram dal - for seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp - bengal gram dal - for seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds - for seasoning
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 spoon sugar - OPTIONAL
Method:
  1. Fry red chilli and ginger, in oil - grind coarsely with coconut, tamarind
  2. Season with mustard seeds, black gram dal, bengal gram dal and curry leaves
  3. Adjust consistency with a little water (a few spoons) and salt
Some more chutney recipes here:

a. Groundnut Chutney with Green Chilli - Dharwad Style

b. 3 Types of Tomato Chutney Recipes - Karnataka, Tamilnadu and North India
c. Coconut Chutney Recipe - Classic Idli Dosa Chutney Recipe

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