We are all familiar with Peanut Chutney in all its variety, right? For us at home, Idli and Dosa are not complete without Peanut Chutney. I was getting a little bored to eat the same old peanut chutney and thought of trying this walnut chutney a try. I remember a friend referring to walnut chutney a few years back, but have never given thought to it since. Now I know how flavorful this chutney is and we are kind of hooked on to it. Who can refuse the goodness of walnut in our diet? Give it a try and let me know what you think about this.
Please feel free to increase or decrease the quantities of the ingredients.

Walnut Chutney

Ingredients - 

Walnut 1/2 cup
Roasted Peanut 2 Tbsp
Roasted Gram / Putnala Pappu 2 Tbsp
Green Chillies 3-4 (Or as desired)
Coriander Leaves few sprigs
Salt as per taste
Lemon juice or Tamarind juice as required
Seasoning (Oil 1 tsp, Chana Dal 1 tsp, Urad Dal 1 tsp, Jeera 1/2 tsp, Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp, Curry leaves a few, Hing/Asafoetida couple pinches)

Method Of Preparation - 

Make a paste of walnuts, roasted peanuts, roasted gram, green chillies and coriander leaves adding water as needed to make a creamy chutney.

Blend in salt and lemon juice/tamarind juice as per taste.

Prepare the seasoning by heating oil in a sauce pan. Add the rest of the seasoning and after the mustard seeds splutter and the dals brown, add it to the chutney and serve it with Idli/Dosa. 

Walnut Chutney

Preparation Time 8 min 
Makes 3/4 cup
Posted by Harini on Wednesday, March 16, 2011


  1. aipi Says:
  2. I make pesto with walnuts never tried in chutney..will try it!
    Love the look of it..thick n fresh :)

    US Masala

  3. Chutney looks awesome. Great presentation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. Love to try this soon!

  5. Smitha Says:
  6. that looks too good and yumm...will try it soon!...
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  7. Priya Says:
  8. Never tried making chutney with walnuts,will surely give a try soon..

  9. Shanavi Says:

  11. divya Says:
  12. Wow!! superb..awesome and tempting chutney..

  13. chutney looks awesome...gr8 presentation !

  14. Cooks Says:
  15. Very interesting chutney with walnuts. Never would have thought of this combination. Looks delicious and nutritious.

  16. SheenaBabu Says:
  17. Different And Innovative combo,Healthy Toooo

  18. Archana Says:
  19. Wow!Awesome. Will make it next time i make idlis.

  20. Creamy and indulging chutney....love the blog name....

  21. Raji Says:
  22. This is so innovative...bookmarked it already.

  23. Usha Says:
  24. That is one healthy chutney! Will give it a try. Bookmarking the recipe

  25. Akila Says:
  26. wow what a fantastic clicks and very innovative chutney...
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