Andhra Style Cucumber Chutney is a popular and flavorful chutney from the Andhra Pradesh region of India. It is made by grinding together cucumber, peanuts, and a variety of spices. It is typically served as a condiment or as a side dish with meals such as idli, dosa, or rice. It is known for its cooling and refreshing taste, as well as its ability to balance the spiciness of some Andhra dishes. Here is a recipe for how to make Andhra Style Cucumber Chutney at home:
- 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
- 1/2 cup of roasted peanuts
- 2 green chilies
- 1/2 inch ginger
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1/4 teaspoon of mustard seeds
- 1/4 teaspoon of cumin seeds
- Salt, to taste
- 2 tablespoons of water
- 1 tablespoon of oil
- 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro for garnish
- In a blender, grind together the diced cucumber, roasted peanuts, green chilies, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, salt, and water until smooth.
- In a pan, heat the oil over medium heat.
- Once the oil is hot, add the chutney mixture and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until the chutney thickens and the raw smell of ginger-garlic is gone.
- Remove from heat and let it cool.
- Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve as a side dish with idli, dosa, or rice.
Note: You can adjust the amount of green chilies to suit your taste.
Enjoy your delicious and refreshing Andhra Style Cucumber Chutney!
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