Peanut Chutney

Serves 4


½ cup toasted peanuts
½ Tbsp tamarind paste 
¼ cup freshly chopped coriander 
2 dried red chilies
¼ cup freshly chopped mint
2 garlic cloves
Juice of 2 limes


1. Place all the ingredients apart from the salt in a mortar and pestle and grind to a fine paste. Add a little water if the mixture is too dry. Alternatively, place in a food processor and process until quite smooth.

2. Season with salt then transfer to a serving bowl.

Serve at room temperature to accompany curry and rice dishes.