Instant Peanut Chutney

Peanut chutney can be a time consuming process. Thank goodness for this instant peanut chutney. The nutty texture will add a satisfying, crunchy dimension to any dish. 

makes ~2 cups


½ cup roasted peanuts, roughly chopped

½ cup toasted sesame seeds

2 Tbsp ginger purée

Pinch of salt 

Pinch of chili powder

2 Tbsp sesame oil 

½ tsp mustard seeds

Pinch of asafoetida 

2 Tbsp green onions

1 Tbsp honey


  1. Combine (but do not mix) the peanuts, sesame seeds, ginger purée, salt, and chili powder on top. 
  2. Heat up the sesame oil and pop the mustard seeds. Add the asafoetida and green onions and sauté for 1 minute. 
  3. Pour directly over chili powder (to cook it a bit in the hot oil). 
    Add honey, stir, and serve. 

ideas / variations

  • If you don’t have asafoetida on hand use 1 tsp garlic and cook until slightly golden brown (~3 minutes).