How to make Upvaas Chutney

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Jyotsna Solanki.

Main Ingredients : Raw Peanuts (कच्ची मूंगफली), Rock Salt

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

Upvaas Chutney

Upvaas Chutney Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Upvaas Chutney Recipe

  • Raw Peanuts 100 grams

  • Rock Salt 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds roasted and powdered 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add peanuts and roast them for four to five minutes.

Step 2

Remove the skin and coarsely crush them. Add roasted cumin powder, red chilli powder and rock salt and mix well. Store in air tight containers.

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