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Peanut Powder / Peanut Podi

Peanut Powder / Peanut Podi
Peanut Powder / Peanut Podi
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves5 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeSouth Indian
  • Good for breakfast

About this recipe

Delicious and tasty side dish with a mild sweetness from peanuts goes well with hot idly or dosa. Adjust the quantity of chilli according to taste bud and also, chilli powder can also be used instead of dry red chillies. To serve this flavorful podi, add gingelly oil and mix well.

Ingredients for Peanut Powder / Peanut Podi

  • 1 Cup Peanuts
  • 6 Dry red chillies ( Adjust according to taste bud )
  • 2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • 5 Garlic pods
  • Salt to taste
  • Less than 1/4 Tsp Hing powder

How to cook Peanut Powder / Peanut Podi

  1. Dry roast the peanuts and remove the skin
  2. Add dry red chillies in a pan and dry roast it in a medium flame.
  3. Once done, remove from the flame and repeat the process for jeera and garlic pods.
  4. Cool the roasted ingredients and grind the red chilli first in a mixer grinder.
  5. Then add the remaining ingredients and grind it little coarsely.
  6. Add salt and hing powder while grinding the roasted peanuts.
  7. Transfer the ground mixture to a plate and cool it completely.
  8. Store it in an air tight container.
  9. To serve, take some peanut powder and mix it with gingelly oil.
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