Peanut rice is a delicious Rice variety made with peanuts and freshly ground spice powder. A very simple and easy to make variety rice.  A perfect Rice variety that is quick to make and perfect for any parties or any potluck. The peanuts & sesame seeds add a nice flavour to the whole rice!





Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Servings5-6
Recipe CategoryMain
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

Peanut Rice Recipe | Verkadalai Sadam
Peanut Rice Recipe | Verkadalai Sadam


Ingredients:
Cooked Rice2 Cups*
Raw Peanuts1/2 Cup
Red chilli2
Peppercorns1/2 Teaspoon
Sesame Seeds2 Tablespoon
Dessicated Coconut 2 Tablespoon
Oil1/2 teaspoon

* 1 Cup = 250ml
For Seasoning:
Gingelly Oil2 Tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 Teaspoon
Split Urad Dal1 Teaspoon
Gram Dal1 Teaspoon
Peanuts1 Tablespoon
Curry Leaves Few


Peanut Rice Recipe | Verkadalai Sadam
Peanut Rice Recipe | Verkadalai Sadam

Method:
  1. Cook the rice and spread the cooked rice in a plate to have a fluffy rice
  2. Heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in a pan and roast the peanuts till the peanuts turn brown. Set this roasted peanuts aside
  3. Again in the same pan, add red chilli, peppercorns, sesame seeds and fry till the sesame seeds starts to sputter. Then add the dry grated coconut and fry till the coconut turns brown color
  4. First add the roasted ingredients to the mixer jar, except peanuts. Grind the ingredients to a coarse powder
  5. Then add the roasted peanuts to the mixer jar and grind it to a coarse powder. Set this peanut based spice powder aside
  6. Heat gingelly oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Then add split Urad dal, gram dal and fry the dals till it turns golden brown.
  7. Then, add peanuts and fry it for few seconds. Finally add few curry leaves and saute for few seconds. Add the peanut spice powder and saute for a minute
  8. Add cooked fluffy rice  along with salt and mix well gently. Do not mash the rice. Mix gently and add it to the serving bowl
  9. The delicious Peanut Rice is ready to serve! Serve with Potato Fry and papad and enjoy the rice!
  10. Peanut Rice Recipe | Verkadalai Sadam
    Peanut Rice Recipe | Verkadalai Sadam

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