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Peanut Curry  Recipe

An unusual peanut curry made especially for fasts, mildly spiced

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Peanut Curry

Main Ingredients

Peanuts, Fresh coriander leaves




Dals and Kadhis

Level Of Cooking



  • Peanuts
    1/2 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves
    a few sprigs
  • Green chillies
  • Coconut,scraped
    1/4 cup
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch stick
  • Cloves
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Sugar
    1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon


Step 1

Dry roast peanuts till crisp. Cool, peel and keep aside. Clean, wash and roughly chop coriander leaves.

Step 2

Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies. Combine coriander leaves, green chillies and coconut and grind to a paste using a little water.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed vessel, add cumin seeds, cinnamon and cloves and sauté for a minute. Add the ground paste and sauté on medium heat for a minute.

Step 4

Add the roasted peanuts and salt along with two to three cups of water and simmer on low heat till peanuts are tender and gravy is thick.

Step 5

Add sugar and lemon juice, stir and continue to cook for a minute. Serve hot.

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