Peanut Rice Recipe

4 from 2 votes

Rice flavoured with peanut powder.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsLunch
CuisineAndhra, Indian
Servings 4


  • Cup Rice
  • Salt
  • Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • tbsp Peanuts/Groundnuts
  • tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • tbsp Dry Coconut
  • Red Chillies
  • tbsp Oil
  • Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • Teaspoon Black gram
  • Teaspoon Bengal Gram
  • Red Chillies
  • Curry Leaves
  • Green Chillies
  • Teaspoon Asafoetida


  • Pressure cook rice for three whistles, in 1:2 ratio for 1 cup rice add 2 cups of water.
  • Slit green chillies.
  • Let the pressure cools down, spread the rice in a wide plate. Add oil so that the rice won't be sticky.
  • Heat a kadai, add peanuts and roast till they turn light brown or the aroma comes. Keep it aside.
  • Combine them with the above roasted peanuts.
  • Let them cool for a while and grind to a coarse powder.
  • Heat oil in the same kadai, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, black gram and bengal gram.
  • When they start crackling, add red chillies and slit green chillies, curry leaves. Fry them for a while.
  • Add cooked rice to it, give a nice mix.
  • Add salt and above made peanut powder to it. Combine well so that the entire powder and salt mixes with the rice grains. Serve peanut rice with curd.

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