Roast the peanuts on a very low flame until the skin comes off. To avoid burning the peanuts, keep stirring.
After the peanuts are half way roasted, add the roasted gram and roast it for further three to four minutes. The roasted gram should turn golden
Turn off the flame and add the desiccated coconut
Mix it and let it roast in the hot pan
Add tamarind for sourness, jaggery powder or raw sugar and some salt. Also add red chilli powder or paprika powder and some hing (asafoetida)
Lastly, add curry leaves. Dry roast everything in the hot pan and let it cool for some time
Put the mixture in a blender jar and blend it
For some extra texture, add some toasted sesame seeds. Grind it to a sand like texture
Store the spicy peanut chutney powder in an air tight container, it can last up to six months
Did You Know?
Peanuts have lots of protein and B vitamins to give us energy and help us be able to think clearly. With no cholesterol, peanuts is for our heart to beat and move blood through the body.