Sunday, October 21, 2012

Peanut sundal

 Peanuts are rich source of niacin , folate , magnesium , vitamin – E ,manganese and phosphorous. Contains about 25% protein. Nilakadalai as called in tamil. It is used to make popular snack kadalaimuttai.
 Fresh groundnuts won’t available during this season so I used the dry groundnuts.
Requirements :
Peanuts – a cup
Shallots – 5
Green chilly – 2
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Curry leave
Salt as required

Method :
If using the fresh groundnuts , cook as use as below.
If using dry groundnuts , soak for half an hour before cooking.
Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds .
When the mustard seeds splutter, add chopped shallots and chilly.
Add the curry leave and required salt, mix well.
Add the cooked peanut and toss for a minute.
Add the grated coconut and mix well.
Peanut sundal is ready to serve.

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