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Mint Peanut Chutney
Mint Peanut Chutney
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Mint Peanut Chutney is a refreshing chutney made using the combination of nutty flavor of the roasted peanuts with the flavored mint and coriander leaves

Course: Chutney, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, south indian
Keyword: chutney recipes, mint peanut chutney, pudina peanut chutney
Servings: 2
Calories: 115 kcal
Author: bhavana
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts/groundnut
  • 1 cup mint/pudina
  • 1/4 cup cilantro/coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup onion(1/2 medium size onion)cup
  • 3 green chilies/red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp jeera seeds (cumin)
  • small gooseberry size tamarind optional
  • 2-3 garlic cloves optional
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt to taste
  1. Roast peanuts in a pan on a medium flame till it becomes golden brown .Remove and let it cool down.
  2. In a pan,add oil, jeera, onion/shallots, green chilli, garlic and saute well till onions turn brown. Roughly takes 2-3 minutes.

  3. Then add Mint, coriander leaves, tamarind saute for 1 minute(till mint leaves shrinks) and turn off the heat.Cool completely.

  4. In a blender jar add roasted peanuts, mint mixture, salt, water and blend to a course or smooth paste as per your preference.

  5. Transfer to a bowl,Serve with Idli, dosa or roti, bread, or as a spread in sandwiches and Enjoy
Recipe Notes

1. You may temper it if you want, in that case: heat a tbsp of oil separately and splutter some mustard seeds, urad dhal /black gram dhal and curry leaves, a pinch of asafoetida and pour it to the chutney
2. You can store this chutney refrigerated about 5-6 days, or freeze up to 6 months.
3. You can replace tamarind with one raw/green tomato.

4.You can save more time preparing this chutney, if you already have roasted peanuts at home.


Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.

Nutrition Facts
Mint Peanut Chutney
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1.3g8%
Sodium 13mg1%
Carbohydrates 5.8g2%
Fiber 3.6g15%
Sugar 0.9g1%
Protein 5.3g11%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 5.9mg7%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.