Pearl Onion - Peanut Chutney

I am a bit late in posting the dish for Shhhhh Cooking Secretly Challenge started by Priya of Priya's Versatile recipes  . Instead of listing down the reasons for the delay, let me tell you about the dish...

My partner for this month was Priya and the ingredients - Peanuts and onions. And this was the dish I prepared with my ingredients..

A perfect pair for idli / dosa and also something that can be prepared when we are bored of the usual coconut / tomato-onion chutney.

I used:

Roasted peanuts- 1/2 cup
Pearl onions / sambar onions- 10, peeled and chopped
Curry leaves- a few
Red chili- 1 [adjust to taste]
Tamarind- a small gooseberry sized ball
Asafoetida powder- a small pinch
Oil-1 teaspoon
Salt to taste

  1.  Heat oil in a pan and saute onions, curry leaves along with asafoetida till onion turns light brown.Let it cool.
  2. Grind the sauteed onion along with all the other ingredients to a smooth paste. Add a little water if needed. 
  3. Remove from blender jar and serve as a side with idli / dosa.

Bon Appetit...

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