Thursday, May 30, 2013


Peanut Sundal is a very popular food in South India during Navratri. It is simple,easy to prepare,taste delicious and also healthy.


Dry Peanut-1 cup
Grated coconut-2 tbsp
Mustard seed-1 tsp
Urad dal-1 tsp
Curry leaves-5-6
Dry chili-2
Asafetida-2 pinches
Salt-1 tsp(as needed)
Black salt-a pinch
Dry mango powder-1/4 tsp


1-Wash the soaked peanut for 1-2 hours and drain the water.
2-Then add the peanut in a pressure cooker with water and salt and cook until 3 whistle and drain the water.
3-For tempering,take a pan heat oil,add mustard seeds and urad dal once it crackle add curry leaves,dry chili and asafetida.
4-Then add the drained peanuts and give a stir for a minute.Now add the coconut,dry mango powder and black salt and stir everything well.
5-Turn off flame and remove sundal into a bowl.Peanut Sundal is now ready to be served and serve hot.
(you can also sprinkle some chat masala or lemon juice or add some sev or papdi as per ur taste)

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