- Prep Time: 10minutes
- Cook Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- 1 tsp oil
- 2 tbsp peanuts, roasted
- 1 tsp urad dal
- 1 tsp chana dal
- ½ tsp cumin/jeera
- 1 tsp sesame / til
- 3 dried Kashmiri red chili
- 2 tbsp coconut, grated
- 2 tsp oil
- 1 tsp mustard/rai
- few curry leaves
- 2 tbsp peanuts
- 2 cups cooked rice
- ½ tsp salt
Step: 1 First, in a pan heat 1 tsp oil and roast 2 tbsp peanuts, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, ½ tsp cumin, 1 tsp sesame, and 3 dried red chili.
Step: 2 roast on low flame till the spices turn aromatic.
Step: 3 Now add 2 tbsp coconut and roast for a minute.
Step: 4 cool the spices completely, and blend to a fine powder without adding any water. keep aside.
Step: 5 Now in a large kadai heat 2 tsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, a few curry leaves.
Step: 6 Also saute 2 tbsp peanuts till they turn crunchy.
Step: 7 Now add 2 cups of cooked rice along with prepared masala powder and ½ tsp salt.
Step: 8 Mix well without breaking rice grains.
Step: 9 Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or till rice absorbs flavor completely.
Step: 10 Finally, serve peanut rice with raita or pack it in your lunch box.