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Peanut Sundal - Verdakadalai Sundal by Foodomania

Boiled Peanut Sundal


  • Author: Kavitha Ramaswamy
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x

Description

This boiled peanut sundal is a healthy recipe to make for an evening snack. It can also be served as a salad!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon Salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Vegetable Oil
  • 2 small dry Red Chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafetida powder (Hing)
  • 1/4 cup fresh Curry Leaves
  • 1/5 cup freshly grated Coconut
  • Water, to boil the peanuts

Instructions

  1. Soak peanuts (with the skin) in water for 1 hour. The peanuts will plump up.
  2. Add the peanuts to a pan or pressure cooker. Cover them with water. Add 1/2 teaspoon of Salt and mix well. Cover and cook for 30 minutes (or 3 whistles in the cooker). Look for the peanuts to turn slightly soft. Let them cool. Discard water and set peanuts aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add the red chilli and fry for 30 seconds.
  4. Add mustard seeds; let them splutter.
  5. Add urad dal and mix well. Fry until golden brown.
  6. Add the asafetida powder (hing) and curry leaves and mix well.
  7. Add the boiled peanuts, 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste) and mix well.
  8. Add the coconut and fry the sundal for 1-2 minutes.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  10. Store in the refrigerator for upto 2 days. Reheat and serve.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Boiling
  • Cuisine: South-Indian