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A Perfect blend of boiled peanuts and chayote in the tamarind base is so delicious with hot steamed rice and especially Ragi Kali. (Finger millet Kali).

Boiled peanuts one cup
Chayote half peeled off and chopped into cubes one cup Coconut gratings one cup Tamarind one marble size  Jaggery one piece Fenugreek powder half spoon Salt to taste Red chilly powder one spoon Coriander powder one tablespoon Cumin seeds powder one spoon Turmeric powder one spoon Garlic pods two Roasted poppy seeds powder one spoon Fried Bengal gram one tablespoon Asafoetida one pinch Shallots one cup Curry leaves twelve nos Coriander leaves finely chopped quarter cup Tomato one chopped Sesame oil one tablespoon Mustard seeds one spoon

Pressure cook the raw peanuts with a little salt with two whistles and set aside. Peel off the half  chayote and cut into cubes. Blend  grated coconut, garlic, jaggery, tamarind, fried Bengal gram with adequate water into a fine paste. Heat a wok over a medium flame with sesame oil. Ad…