Peanuts (called Verkadalai in Tamil and kappalandi in Malayalam) are a store house of protein.
This chutney using peanuts is very simple and quick to put together. It requires only 4 ingredients including salt and is thick, creamy and mild tasting. It goes really well with dosa/idli.
What you need:
Peanuts/groundnuts - 1/2 cup
Red chillies - 3 (adjust to taste)
Curry leaves - a few
Either dry roast or roast in half a teaspoon of oil,the red chillies and curry leaves. Then reduce the flame and fry groundnuts until they are well roasted. Let it cool. Add salt and blend until smooth.
This, along with adai was our dinner tonight.
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