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Monday, February 23, 2015

Peanut Gravy - Ground nut Gravy -Spicy Peanut Gravy

This Peanut gravy is made with Peanut, potatoes, some spices and coconut. This gravy goes well with chapathi,roti,Naan, kulcha, pulka's and Dosa's.When we studied in college, in our canteen ,they provide this gravy for Parotta. By that time just we enjoyed the appetite, but i was not aware about the preparation of the recipe. After a long time, when i was discussed about this gravy,with my friend Deepa,she explained the preparation of this Gravy.I am very happy to hear the preparation of this delicious  gravy.Immediately i tried it, and  i want to share, the yummy tasty recipe with you all.

Peanut Gravy

Peanuts  - 1 cup.
Potato  - 2 (Medium size).
Onion - 2(big)
salt - to taste.
oil - to fry.
turmeric - 1/8 tsp.
chilli powder - 1 tsp.
coriander powder - 1 tsp.

To Make a Paste

Coconut - 1/4 cup
cashews - 12.
khuz khuz - 1/2 tsp.

Grind coconut+cashews+ khuz khuz into a fine a paste, with needed water.


Cinnamon - 2.
cardomom - 1.
fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp.


Soak the peanuts over night with needed water for 8 - 9 hrs or overnight.
cut the potatoes into cubes, and place in water,before making gravy, to avoid discoloration.


  • Take a cooker, add cinnamon,cardomom and fennel seeds, saute till you get nice aroma(Smell).
  • Add onions saute, till it becomes golden brown.

  • Then add potato cubes, and turmeric saute for 2 minutes.Then add drained peanuts and saute for 1 minute.

  • Now add 2 cup of water,add the ground paste,add chilli powder,coriander powder and salt.stir well.

  • Cook in a medium flame for 7 - 8 whistles till peanuts are soft.
  • when the pressure subsides, open the lid, and now switch on the stove, and cook for 5 more minutes,(to get rid off chilli powder smell) and now switch off the stove and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • Pressure cook the gravy, in a medium flame, till peanuts are soft.
  • Peanut gravy goes well with chapathi, roti, naan,pulka's and kulcha's.


Sundari Nathan said...

yummy and healthy gravy!! a must try!!

Padma said...

Very delicious gravy...Love to try it sometime:)

சாரதா சமையல் said...

peanut gravy super !! enathu intraiya pathivu pakkoda kuzambhu. coming 6 th enudaiya blog 3rd anniversary! 6th antru ashoka halwa pathivu. kandippaka enthu valaipoovukku varukai tharungal.advance thanks.