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August 17, 2015

Tomato Peanut Chutney Recipe-Andhra Palli Chutney Recipe

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Sendhil loves chutneys made using groundnut.I usually make Peanut/Groundnut chutney in this way.I was looking for a Peanut/Kadlekai chutney with the combination of tomato & red chillies but without onion.I came across this recipe in Sailu’s kitchen.In Andhra,this chutney is known as Palli Pachadi.I tried it by adjusting the quantity of chillies as per my family’s taste.It came out very well.Sendhil loved it a lot with hot idli.It tasted great for dosa as well.Friends,do try this chutney recipe if you are a peanut lover.You will make it very often.Color of this chutney may vary if you use more chillies & tomato.Lets see how to make this yummy Andhra style side dish for idli dosa - tomato palli chutney.I forgot to tell you – It’s a no onion no garlic recipe .I am happy to add this chutney to my 35 chutney recipes collectionHappy.

Andhra Tomato Peanut chutney Recipe

Andhra Tomato Peanut chutney Recipe Peanut chutney adding tomato--Palli Pachadi in Andhra style !
Cuisine: Andhra
Category: Side dish
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes


  • Groundnut/Peanuts - 1/4 cup
  • Tomato - 2 nos ( small) OR 1 big
  • Red chillies - 2 nos 
  • Green chilli - 1 no
  • Tamarind - a pinch (optional)
  • Salt &water – as needed
To temper
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Hing/Asafetida -a pinch
  • Roast the peanuts in medium flame for 5 minutes till it turns crispy. I roasted in microwave high power for 3 minutes.Rub the skin and take the groundnuts in a plate.
  • In a kadai,heat oil and saute the red chillies,green chillies,tomatoes until tomato turns mushy. Lastly add the roasted peanuts,tamarind and salt.Switch off the flame and let it cool.Grind it to a smooth paste adding water.
  • Temper mustard seeds,hing & curry leaves. Add to the chutney !Serve with idli,dosa.

Enjoy !
  • Add more chillies if u like spicy chutney.
  • I sauteed the green chillies too.But the original recipe called for using raw chilli.

 Enjoy this yummy chutney with idli,dosa !


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  1. I had this recently in my visit to India it is in my to do list.. looks yum!

    1. Thanks dear.Do give a try.U will like it !

  2. Wow I always love peanut chutney... Thanks for the recipe with tomato combo..

  3. Wow I always love peanut chutney... Thanks for the recipe with tomato combo..

  4. Its very new for me,
    I will try this recipe. Tomato combination its tastes nice, good idea.

    1. Thank u.Give a try and share your feedback Saranya :)

  5. Yummy and healthy chutney...very neat presentation chitra..

  6. Wow super...
    Thanks for the recipe with tomato combination very nice and tasty.

  7. I just tried it, and I got it perfect, its looks yum bcoz of its colour and taste is yummier , I added onion also, its really awesome, my hubby loves it and kids also loving it

  8. I always look for different types of chutney in internet as my mom in law is an expert in south indian vegetarian food, so I have to meet her standard but its is impossible, so just trying to impress my hubby with these little variety.... Thanks for ur post.....

  9. Thank a lot ,I am very happy to see your feedback.Do try my other chutney varieties too.You can sure impress ur husband :)


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