firstly, in a pan dry roast ½ cup peanuts on low flame.
once the peanuts are roasted well, separate the skin.
add ½ cup putani and continue to roast for a minute.
cool completely, and transfer to a mixi jar.
add 4 chilli, small ball sized tamarind and ½ tsp salt.
further, add ½ cup water and blend to smooth paste.
add water in batches and blend to a smooth paste.
transfer the chutney to a large bowl and water as required adjusting the consistency.
now prepare the tempering by heating 3 tsp oil.
splutter, ½ tsp mustard, ½ tsp urad dal, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
pour the tempering over the chutney and mix well.
finally, peanut chutney recipe is ready to enjoy with idli, dosa and vada.