Groundnut Chutney (Verusenaga Pachadi)

Ingredients

1 Cup roasted and peeled groundnuts
2 green chillis
1-2 dry red chillies
1tbsp tamarind paste
Salt

Directions

Seasoning- 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp urad dal, few curry leaves, 2 whole dry red chillis, pinch of asafoetida
1 Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and add the red and green chillis and fry for 1 minute.
2. Grind groundnuts, red chillis, green chillies , salt , tamarind by adding water to a smooth consistency.
3. Heat 1 tsp oil and add cumin seeds and when they splutter add the rest of the seasoning ingredients and fry till brown
4.Remove from heat and add to the groundnut chutney
5. Serve with idli/dosa/vada/upma or any snack of your choice.
Variation: You can add one chopped onion and 3 flakes of garlic and fry with the chillis till brown.

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