This is a creamy and nutty chutney to have with your chapathis, gruel, rice fritters, dosas and idlis. It is nutritious and loaded with healthy fats of the nuts and is very good for young people.
How to Make Sesame Coconut Chutney
- Take a flat pan and roast the peanuts and sesame seeds until the raw smell disappears and a nutty aroma comes up.
- Squeeze the tamarind and take put the pulp.
- Cool the nuts and grind to fine thick paste with the tamarind pulp, a bit of water and coconut.
- In a frying pan, pour oil and once hot, add mustard seeds.
- Once it pops, add mashed garlic cloves, dry red chillies, and sauté for 10 seconds.
- Then add red chilli powder, salt and then the nuts and coconut paste.
- Pour a bit more water to adjust consistency to your taste and let it boil for 2 minutes.
- Season as per your taste and serve hot.
If the taste of peanuts is something you do not prefer, then make it with cashew nuts. You can also add chopped red onions while sautéing.