Dry Groundnut Chutney is a famous Chutney in Maharashtra and cooked house to house. Various types of dry or fresh chutneys have always been part of our daily meal since olden days.
Let's look at one of my favorite dry chutneys...
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Quantity: 1.25 Cups
Taste: Chilly Spicy
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How To Make Groundnut Chutney Powder?
Take a pan. Heat it and put Groundnuts in it. Roast nuts in low flame for 5 minutes. Keep it stirring occasionally. Take it out on a plate and put it aside.
Put oil on the pan. Once oil gets hot, add Cumin Seed (Jeera) in it. Keep it stirring.
When Cumin Seed (Jeera) is roasted , add Red Chilies (lal Mirch) and keep it stirring.
Once the Red Chilies (lal Mirch) color slightly changes , add Curry leaves (Karipatta) and keep it stirring continuously as Curry leaves (Karipatta) get burnt easily. We have to dry those leaves but they should not get burnt.
Add Garlic (Lehsun) and keep it stirring for 1 minute.
Add roasted Groundnuts and keep it stirring continuously till all nuts get roasted in the oil.
Switched off the gas and let the whole ingredients cooled down.
When it is cooled down, mix 1 teaspoon of Salt in it and grind it.
Mixed it properly and it is ready to eat.
Variations of Chutney
How to Serve
How to preserve Groundnut Chutney?
It's dry chutney so we can store it in an air-tight jar and keep it at room-temperature. No need to store it in the refrigerator. It can be easily stored for a month in an air-tight jar.
How to increase the taste of Groundnut Chutney while eating?
Benefits of Groundnut Chutney
For calories in this chutney, you can refer link
Are Groundnuts Good For Diabetes?
Groundnuts have a low glycemic index, so they don't increase the blood sugar. Hence, diabetic people can eat moderate groundnuts.
Disadvantages of Groundnut Chutney
Anything eaten in moderate proportion is not bad for health. But if we crossed the limit then it can cause health issues. Due to proteins available in groundnuts, some people may face allergies or even some people can have headaches.
Different recipes of Groundnut.
Groundnuts are used in many recipes in houses. It can be used in a raw or grinded format.
My experience with Groundnut Chutney
Whenever my friends are coming for a meal at home, I make Dry Groundnut Chutney for them as they liked this chutney. Even some friends asked to take it to their home. There are always some chutneys and pickles on my dining table, this chutney is one of them. This chutney is frequently eaten at my home. It is even liked by my kids as well as my husband.
Is Groundnut chutney good for health?
Yes. Groundnut chutney is good for health as this chutney is made from red chillies, Groundnut , garlic, Cumin Seed and Curry Leaves.
What is the life of ground nut chutney?
It can be stored for 20-30 days at room temperature.
Is peanut chutney good for weight loss?
Groundnuts are high in calories, the rich fibre and protein content in groundnuts can help to increase satiety and can make you feel full for longer
What happens if you eat too much groundnut chutney?
As there are proteins available in groundnut. So, it may cause allergies.
Can diabetic person eat groundnut chutney?
Yes. Diabetic person can eat groundnut chutney in moderate quantity.
Me and my entire family like Groundnut chutney very much. It's simple, easy , nutritional and delicious. Try it , Share it and I am sure people will ask you about its recipe.
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