- Groundnut - 200gms
- Red chili Powder - 2 Tea Spoon
- Garlic - 4 pieces
- Tamarind - 2 pieces (Optional)
Children to elders, everyone likes peanuts (very much known as Kadkekai/shenga). This is prepared in North Karnataka and used in few side dishes. This has been all time favorite of my family. My mother is an expert in this and her grand children call her to prepare this Shenga chutney pudi before visiting her.
Groundnut/Peanut chutney powder can be mixed with Curd/Ghee, tastes good with Dosa/Chapathi/Akki rotti/Jowhar rotti. Apply it on Idli or Bread roast and enjoy the taste.
- Dry fry groundnut/peanut and remove the covering.
- Put Red chili powder, Garlic, salt and pealed Ground nut to the Mix Jar.
- Grind it till becomes powder.
- Mix it well and preserve it in air tight Jar.
- Stays for 3 months.
- Groundnuts contain five important nutrients namely food energy, protein, phosphorous, thiamin and niacin. It maintains and repairs body tissues.
- Eating fresh roasted groundnuts with jaggery and goat’s milk is very nutritious for growing children, pregnant women and nursing mothers. It builds a resistance against all infections, such as Hepatitis and tuberculosis.
- Groundnuts contain 13 different vitamins (including Vitamin A, B, C and E) along with 26 essential trace minerals, including calcium and iron.
- Groundnuts also contain zinc, good for protecting brain function, and boron, which helps to maintain strong bones.
- Ground nuts or groundnut products are useful in the treatment of hemophilia, and inherited blood diseases, which cause hemorrhage. It is also useful in nose bleeding and in cases of excessive bleeding during menstruation in women.
- Groundnuts have good dietary fiber content so they are very good for digestion.