Peanut Sundal | Groundnut Sundal
Peanut Sundal is one of the healthy and finger-licking sundal recipe, prepared during this 9 days of Hindu festival Navrathri..! It is a simple and delicious treat with a combo of boiled peanuts, spice pwd and coconut. It makes a low fat spicy snack and tastes irresistible with a hot cuppa coffee or chai in the evening…:) Try this easy peasy recipe and enjoy..!!
Peanuts ( Verkadalai ) - 1 cup
Oil - 1 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Mustard - ¼ tsp
Urad dal - ½ tsp
Cumin - ¼ tsp
Red chilly - 1
Curry leaves - 6 to 8
Grated coconut - 1 tbsp
Lemon juice - ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh cilantro leaves
For Spice Pwd:
Chana dal ( kadalai paruppu) - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Red chilly - 1
Scraped coconut - 1 tbsp
Soak Peanuts for 30 mins. ( if you have fresh peanuts , with outer coat, boil them without soaking )
Cook till tender with required water and salt in a pressure cooker.
Strain the peanuts and keep aside.
Dry roast the ingredients given above for spice pwd.
Allow to cool and pwd it.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Season with hing, mustard, urad dal, cumin, curry leaves and red chilly.
When they splutter, add the peanuts and sauté in low flame for 2 to 3 mins.
Add the freshly prepared spice pwd. Sauté well.
Turn off heat and add the grated coconut.
Add few drops of lemon juice and freshly chopped cilantro leaves.
Serve it with a meal or as an evening snack.
Enjoy the healthy & yummy taste of Peanut Sundal.