Friday, October 11, 2013

Peanut Rice - Kadalai Sadam Recipe | Easy Lunch Box Recipes

Peanut Rice Recipe
Peanut Rice(Kadalai Sadam) - A easy and quick to make variety rice perfect to pack for lunchbox.Trying out new variety rice has become a routine these days. I had bookmarked this peanut rice recipe long back from a cookbook and suddenly remembered and made it last week.It turned out to be a great one pot rice.You can serve it with any vadams / papads as sidedish.
Peanut Rice Recipe

Peanut Rice Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 25 mins | Serves : 1
Recipe Category: Rice | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Leftover Rice - 3/4 cup
Gingelly Oil - 1 tsp
Roasted Peanuts - 1/4 Cup
White Sesame seeds - 1 tbsp
Red chillies - 2
Grated dry coconut - 2 tablespoon
Urad Dal - 1 tsp

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - a sprig
Raw Peanuts - 1 tbsp

Method:

  1. Dry roast all the ingredients(1st table) except rice till golden brown along with required salt.Cool down and transfer it to a mixer.Grind it to a coarse powder.
    How to make peanut rice - Step1
  2. Heat oil - add the items listed under 'to temper' let it splutter.Then in a mixing bowl add rice, peanut powder and tempered items.Mix well.Check for salt and adjust accordingly.
    How to make peanut rice - Step2
Serve the rice hot with papads / chips!
Peanut Rice Recipe

My Notes:

  • You can make the spice powder a day ahead and just mix it the next day to pack for lunch.
  • While grinding just pulse and grind else the spice powder will become sticky.
  • Adding a tsp of gingelly oil(nalennai) while mixing rice keeps the rice moist.
Peanut Rice Recipe


Written by: SHARMILEE J

21 comments:

  1. Peanut rice looks heavenly :) love your method

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  2. Vow.... lookg too gud and really perfect lunch box menu.... :) last photo makes me feel like having it now.... do we need to remove the skin of peanuts or we can powder it with the skin ....

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    1. I powdered it along with skin as you can see in my stepwise...its purely your preference.

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  3. Flavorful and delicious peanut rice.

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  4. I am big fan of Peanut.. Love this.. It is a must for our family at least once a week

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  5. pics looks so neat and im sure rice tasted great...

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  6. Sharmi, I want to eat that right now.
    Looks delicious.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  7. One of my fav rice after sesame seeds rice..Inviting.

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  8. Looks super simple and Yummm, wat a perfect entry for Lunch Box.. will make it soon!

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  9. What do we call gingelly oil in hindi...???and what are the options in case this is not available..???

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    1. Not sure what it is called in hindi....you can replace it with ghee / cooking oil

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  10. Shivangi..gingelly oil is referred as "til ka thel" in Hindi..
    sharmilee..this s too simple..i usually get worried abt wat to pack in the lunchbox for my 5 yr old son..now this s easy to make soon:))thanks for sharing..

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  11. I used Aval instead of rice and made the recipe Sharmilee and it turned out yummy ! Thanks

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  12. Pls mention which color of sesame seed?

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    1. Updated in the recipe too...its white sesame seeds

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  13. Made it today
    Yummy
    Thanks sharmi

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  14. Can we use roasted peanuts or just dried peanuts ?

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    1. It is roasted peanuts and for tempering raw peanuts...now updated the ing list

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