Spicy Peanut Chutney / Thogaiyal

Spicy Peanut Chutney / Thogaiyal

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 serving


  • high speed blender


  • 1 tbsp Gingerly Oil
  • 3-4 Dry Red chillies (Based on spice level)
  • 1 medium size Onions
  • 1 large Tomatoes
  • Salt (To Taste)
  • A handful Corriander Leaves with stalks (Loosely packed)
  • A handful Mint leaves (Loosely packed)
  • 2 handful Peanuts
  • Water (if desired)


  • First to a Kadai / Pan add oil and once hot add in dry red chillies. Allow the red chillies to darken a bit and quickly add in the onions.
  • Add salt and cook the onions until soft and little translucent. Then add chopped tomatoes and cover and cook for about 5 minutes on medium flame until the tomatoes go soft.
  • Then add the mint and coriander leaves, peanuts and switch off the flame.
  • Blend it to a smooth chutney (no need add water)
  • Serve it with rice and a drizzle of gingerly oil.
  • You can add little water and serve it as a side dish for dosa as well.
Keyword 15 minute recipes, chutney, lunch box recipes, peanut