A Nutty Affair

This is an old family recipe. Try this recipe, when you are short of time and there is nothing much to cook at home but you are determined to still have something home cooked! This recipe is healthy and also quite tasty. And its versatile, you can use it in so many different ways. As a spread in a healthy burger, as a dip to go with your favourite chips, as a stuffing or you can simply have it with a chapati or some pulao. And the beauty of this dish is, it takes ten minutes tops from start to finish. Now for the recipe.


1 tomato finely chopped

2 cups salted or unsalted peanuts

1-2 green chillies

8-10 cloves of garlic

Salt as per taste


In a mixer, coarsely grind together peanuts, green chillies and garlic. Heat oil in a pan. Once hot, add the chopped tomatoes. Cook till tender and then add the ground peanut mixture. You can add water depending on how you mean to use it. Add water, if its for a dip and keep it dry if you want it as a stuffing for some dish. Check for salt. Garnish with fresh coriander. Hit stop on your stopwatch. See how long it took you. Now take a spoon and dig in!

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