One of the most important elements to Indian cooking is Chutney. Every region has its own method, variation.  Peanuts in addition to being extremely versatile and tasty also pack a nutritional punch and are a good source of monounsaturated fats that are good for heart health. They are also good sources of Vitamin E, Niacin, Folate , Protein and Manganese.


  • Fresh coriander leaves – 1 bunch (chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 5 to 6 cloves
  • Green Chillies – 5-6 (or to taste)
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Roasted peanuts – 1/4 cup


  • Dry roast the peanuts in a skillet and green chilli. Takes around 1-2 minutes.
  • In a blender add coriander leaves, roasted peanuts, green chilli  and blend.
  • Add garlic and salt. Blend till smooth.
  •  Add a little water in case the mixture is too thick.
  • Put it in a bowl.
  • Now the all time favorite coriander chutney is ready.