firstly, in a pan dry roast ½ cup peanut until it turns crunchy.
add 1 cup roasted gram dal and continue to roast until they turn crisp.
also, add 5 dried red chilli and a small piece of tamarind.
roast for a minute until the moisture is removed.
cool completely, and transfer to the mixer grinder.
add 1 tsp salt and grind to a coarse powder. keep aside.
in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil. splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, 2 dried red chilli, and few curry leaves.
for extra spicy chutney, add ½ tsp chilli powder and saute on low flame.
now add in powdered peanut powder and mix well.
saute for a minute until everything is well combined.
peanut chutney mix is ready to store in an airtight container and use for a month.
to prepare peanut chutney, in a bowl take ¾ cup of prepared peanut chutney mix. pour in hot water and mix well adjusting consistency as required. rest for 1 minute.
finally, enjoy peanut chutney mix for up to a month when stored in an airtight container.