Peanut rice recipe
Peanut rice recipe a easy one pot rice perfect for lunchbox
- 2 cups cooked rice
- salt to taste
- 1/4 cup peanuts
- 1 tsp urad dal
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- 2 nos red chillies
- 2 tbsp coconut
- 2 tsp peanut oil
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
- few curry leaves
- 1-2 tbsp peanuts
First add all other ingredients except coconut and roast till peanuts turn slightly golden then add coconut and roast till nut turn golden brown and coconut is dry.
No need to brown the coconut.Cool down the mixture completely then transfer to mixer jar.Grind to a slightly coarse mixture.
Heat oil in a kadai - add the items listed under'to temper' let it splutter.Now to a mixing bowl add rice,peanut mixture and tempering along with required salt.Mix well.
- 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 oil while mixing rice keeps the rice moist.
- If you do not have peanut oil replace it with gingelly oil or normal cooking oil.
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