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Walnut Chutney - Indian Style : Indian Food & Cooking Recipes
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  Contributed By: Sadhana Padmanabhan
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Walnuts are part of the tree nut family.Walnutsnot only taste great but are a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturatedfats and an excellent source of those hard to find omega-3 fatty acids. Likemost nuts, they can easily be added to your Healthiest Way of Eating. Just chopand add to your favorite salad, vegetable dish, fruit, or dessert.

Walnut chutney is probably one of theeasiest and simplest of recipes.  Thischutney is awesome taste. It will dances on your tongue. Eat it witheverything. Well maybe not cornflakes. just kidding. Keeps in the fridge for a few days justfine.

Walnuts                              1 cup
Tamarind                            a lemon size
Coriander leaves                  1 tbsp.
Mint leaves                          1 tbsp.
Salt                                     to taste
Fry it oil
Red chilies                           3 no
Coriander seed                     1 tsp.
Cumin seeds                         ½ tsp.
Curry leaves                          2 strings
Asafetida                              ½ tsp.
Grated ginger                        2 tbsp. 
To Seasonings
 Oil                                       1 tsp.
Mustard seeds                        1 tsp.
Red chili                                 1 no.


  • Soak the walnut in a hot water for 30minutes. After  30 minutes drain thewater and keep aside the walnuts.
  • Heat oil in pan, fry the red chilies,coriander seed,cumin seed, curry leaves, tamarind,grated ginger and asafetida. Keepaside for cool for a minute.
  • Grind walnuts with fried ingredients,coriander & mint leaves, and salt into a fine paste.
  • Heat the oil, fry the mustard seeds and redchilies.
  • Pour over the chutney
  • Serve the walnut chutney with Dosa,Idli ,Adai or just mix it with hot rice.

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