1 cup ground nuts
3 to 4 green chillies (as per taste)
2 red chillies
few curry leaves
half lemon size tamarind ball
1 tea spoon rai (mustard seeds)
1 tea spoon jeera
2 tea spoons chana dal
1 tea spoon salt (as per taste)
half tea spoon sugar (optional)
2 to 3 tea spoons oil
Ingredients being fried for
Roast ground nuts without oil in a medium flame to golden color. Cool and remove the skin. Keep it aside. Heat 2 tea spoons of oil in a pan. Fry half tea spoon rai, 1 tspn jeera, urad dal and chana dal until the chana dal turns golden color. Add green chillies fry for a while and switch off the flame.
let the ingredients cool. Grind them along with the roasted groundnuts, tamarind, salt and sugar adding sufficient water to paste. (chutney consistency)
Heat a tea spoon of oil in the pan. Add few mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves. When the mustard seed starts spluttering, switch off the flame and add the thadka to the chutney.