Peanut or Groundnut Sundal|Verkadalai Sundal-Navaratri Recipes

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Peanut Groundnut Sundal:

Sundal is a nutritious Tamilan snack recipe which is made with the cooked legumes, coconut, and some tempering. Peanut Groundnut Sundal is an excellent protein-rich snack for your kids. Sundal has been a regular snack since my school days. Now my LO has joined the league. It was never a Navratri recipe alone. Verkadalai sundal /peanut /groundnut sundal can be given to babies above 6 months without salt and fewer spices.

Peanut Groundnut Sundal:

Ingredients:

  • Groundnut(Dry)-1/2 cup
  • Coconut-1 tbsp
  • Salt-To taste

To temper:

  • Oil
  • Mustard Seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Urad Dhal-1/4 tsp
  • Curry Leaves-Handful
  • Red Chilly-1
  • Hing-A pinch

groundnut stir fry

Peanut Groundnut Sundal

Procedure:

1.Measure all ingredients and keep them ready

Peanut Groundnut Sundal

2.Soak groundnuts for 4-6 hours and pressure cook them with salt for 3 whistles.

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3. When the pressure is released, if still water is present, cook till it completely evaporates. You can also choose to drain the excess water.

Peanut Groundnut Sundal

4.In a pan, add items mentioned under “To temper” and when it is done, add the cooked groundnut and mix well.

5.Finally, add the coconut grated and switch off after a quick stir

Peanut Groundnut Sundal

6.Verkadalai Sundal is ready.

Peanut Groundnut Sundal


My Observations:

I used dried groundnuts, hence soaked for 4-6 hours before cooking.

Add water just to cover the groundnuts while pressure cooking.

Always have a word with your paediatrician before offering any new food to your babies.

Please consider the family history of allergies before trying any new food. (Nut Allergy)

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