How to make Shengdanyachi Amti - Delightful gravy of roasted peanuts.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Peanuts (मूंगफली), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Shengdanyachi Amti

The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

For more recipes related to Shengdanyachi Amti checkout Shengdanyachi Amti. You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Dal Lucknowi, Tur Dal Amti, Vadya Cha Kalvan, Besan Ke Shahi Gatte.

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Shengdanyachi Amti

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Shengdanyachi Amti Recipe

  • Peanuts roasted and peeled 2 cups

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 3-4

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Kokum petals 4-5

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Grind peanuts with a little water.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Slit green chillies.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds to the pan and saute till it begins to change colour. Add green chillies and curry leaves and saute for ½ minute.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, ground peanuts and kokum and mix well. Add salt and sugar and mix well.

Step 5

Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

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