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Nilakadalai Sundal / Peanut Sundal

Nilakadalai Sundal / Peanut Sundal

As Navratri season, I have been trying out sundal and sweet recipes as offering to Goddess. I have shared few sundal recipes, and now this is a new entry to my sundal list – Peanut Sundal / Nilakadalai sundal. Let us move on to the recipe…

Do check out my other sundal in this link: https://madraasi.com/recipes/breakfast-dinner/.

Nilakadalai / Peanut Sundal

Nilakadalai / Peanut Sundal

Ingredients:

  • Raw peanuts / Nilakadalai – 1 cup
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – a pinch
  • Split Blackgram – a pinch
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Red chilies – 3 nos

Preparation:

  • Pressure-cook the peanuts/nilakadalai in water for 5 whistles.
  • Remove the lid when the pressure subsides, drain the water and keep the peanuts aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add in mustard seeds, split black gram, red chilies and curry leaves. Wait until they crackle.
  • Add in the peanuts/nilakadalai, stir it for few mins.
  • Add in the grated coconut along with required amount of salt and cook until the raw smell goes off.
  • Transfer to a bowl.

Serve hot. This goes out well for breakfast or tea-time snack, also done as offering for goddess in times of Navratri.

Peanut chutney

Peanut chutney
Peanuts

Peanuts

 

Ingredients:

  • Peanut – 150 gm
  • Red chillies – 6 to 7 nos
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Tamarind – a peanut sized
  • Jaggery – 1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Mustard – ¼ tsp
  • Split blackgram – ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves – a strand
  • Oil

Preparation:

Peanut chutney

Peanut chutney

 

  • Roast peanuts in a kadai. Once when the raw smell goes off. Remove it from the stove and let it cool.
  • Now peel the skin of the peanut.
  • Take peanut, red chillies, garlic, tamarind, jaggery, salt in a mixer. Grind it to a paste by adding little water.
  • Now pour the fine paste into a bowl.
  • Heat oil in kadai. Fry mustard, black gram, curryl eaves. When it splutters pour them into the chutney.

Serve hot with idli and dosa. This goes well with rawa (semolina) idly and rawa (semolina) dosa.