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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Peanut Sundal

2 cups raw peanuts
1/3 cups grated coconut
2 green chilies or to taste
1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
a pinch of asafoetida
a few curry leaves
water as needed

Preparation: Place the raw peanuts in a cooking pot and place it in a pressure cooker with enough water on the bottom on medium heat.  Add enough water in to cover the peanuts and cook it in the pressure cooker for 2 to 3 whistles or until the peanuts are cooked.  Drain the excess water in the cooked peanuts and keep it aside.

Prepare seasoning:  To a pan on medium heat add the coconut oil and mustard seeds and wait for the mustard seeds to pop.  When the mustard seeds pop add the green chilies, curry leaves and asafoetida, next add the cooked peanuts and mix.  Add the salt to taste and grated coconut, mix turn the heat off and serve.