Verkadalai Sundal- Peanut Sundal Recipe

Make this super healthy sundal for an evening snack in less than 20 minutes.This peanut sundal is one of the many varieties of prasadam prepared during the nine days festivities of Navratri. Serve Verkadalai Sundal as a tea time snack with a cup of hot chai.

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Verkadalai Sundal- Peanut Sundal Recipe
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Verkadalai or Peanut Sundal, is one of the many varieties of prasadam prepared during the nine days festivities of Navratri. It is also made for the festivals like Varalakshmi Vratam. Boiled peanuts are nutritious and has many health benefits. It helps in lowering the bad cholesterol thereby reducing the chances of heart strokes.

To make the peanut sundal peanuts are boiled and then sauteed along with a tempering of mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chilies. Fresh coconut is added to enhance the taste of the peanut sundal . Peanut sundal can also be had as a healthy tea time snack or a mid morning snack. 

Serve the Verkadalai Sundal - Peanut Sundal Recipe during the Navratri or as a healthy tea time snack along with South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe With Filter Coffee Powder.

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Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1/4 teaspoon SSP Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , few sprigs, finely chopped

How to make Verkadalai Sundal- Peanut Sundal Recipe

  1. To begin making Verkadalai Sundal - Peanut Sundal Recipe, into the pressure cooker add peanuts with 1 cup of water. Pressure cook for 5 to 6 whistles and then turn the heat to low. Simmer for 3 minutes and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally and keep aside.

  2. Into a preheated pan add, sesame oil, mustard seeds,urad dal and allow the seeds to crackle and the dal to turn golden brown in color. 

  3. Once the dal has turned golden brown in colour add hing,ginger, green chillies, curry leaves and saute for a few seconds.

  4. After few seconds add the cooked peanuts, salt to taste and grated coconut. Stir fry for 3 to 4 minutes and stir in the coriander leaves. Turn off the heat and transfer Verkadalai Sundal into serving bowls and serve. 

  5. Serve the Verkadalai Sundal - Peanut Sundal Recipe during the Navratri or as a healthy tea time snack along with South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe With Filter Coffee Powder.

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