Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack) | How to make Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack)

By Bethica Das  |  14th Mar 2018  |  
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About Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack) Recipe

Peanut Sundal is a healthy and a nutritious snack preparation, very popular in South India, especially Tamil Nadu. It is also made with white chickpeas (kabuli chana). They are sometimes served in temples as offerings and can also be found, being sold in beaches and parks. So this simple and yummy snack can be enjoyed with your evening cup of tea / coffee.

Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack)

Ingredients to make Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack)

  • 1 cup raw peanuts
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1-2 dry red chilies
  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1-2 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp. urad dal (split black gram)
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

How to make Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack)

  1. Soak the peanuts in sufficient water overnight or for minimum 3-4 hours. Pressure cook for 3 whistles. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil and temper with mustard seeds and dry red chilies. After it stops spluttering, add the asafoetida, curry leaves, green chilies and urad dal. Saute for a few seconds.
  3. Now add the boiled peanuts and salt. Saute on high flame for a minute and switch off the flame. Add the grated coconut and give it a toss.
  4. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves as a tea-time snack.

Reviews for Peanut Sundal (South Indian Snack) (1)

Shikha Roy8 months ago

Tasty and healthy snack.