This is a very healthy alternative to the regular coconut chutneys and your heart will go nuts when you know the health benefits of these wonderful peanuts.
To lower your risk of cardiovascular and coronary heart disease and colon cancer, enjoy a handful of peanuts or other nuts at least 4 times a week. Peanuts are also good for weight loss and they prevent formation of gallstones too..there are lots more benefits from these nuts so do include this chutney too in your diet
Peanuts – 1 cup
Dry Red Chillies – 2
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Oil – 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Asafoetida Powder – a pinch
Roast the peanuts in little oil till light golden brown along with red chillies and salt. Remove, cool and transfer to a mixer jar and grind to a smooth paste using little water, if desired. In a small frying pan, season the mustard seeds and asafoetida powder till the mustard seeds start to crackle and add to the chutney and mix well. Serve with Idli or Dosa.