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Upavasachi Amti

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A peanut flavoured filling curry especially made for fasts

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Upavasachi Amti

Main Ingredients

Raw peanuts , Green chillies




Dals and Kadhis

Level Of Cooking



  • Raw peanuts dry roasted and powdered
    1 1/2 cup
  • Green chillies finely chopped
  • Lemon juice
    2 tablespoons
  • Jaggery (gur) grated
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Fresh coconut scraped
    1 tablespoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    a few sprigs
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Cloves


Step 1

Combine peanut powder, green chillies, lemon juice, jaggery, fresh coconut, salt and two to three cups of water.

Step 2

Boil mixture for twenty to twenty five minutes, if necessary add more water. (It must be of dal consistency) When the mixture is ready, keep it aside. Heat ghee in a pan.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds and cloves. When they crackle add the temper to the amti (mixture). Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and scraped fresh coconut. Serve hot.

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