Recipe Peanut Rice


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Serves about 6 people

* 2 cups long grained rice
* ½ cup grated coconut
* 11/2 cups roasted peanuts
* 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
* 1 teaspoon Bengal gram dhal
* ½ teaspoon black gram dhal
* 2 or 3 curry leaves
* 2 red chillies
* ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
* Oil to fry
* Salt to taste

To garnish

* Roasted peanuts
* Coconut scrapings (coloured)

Pick and wash rice. Place in a container with 3 cups water and salt to taste.
Pour appropriate amount of water in the cooker and cook the rice for about 10-15 minutes. Coarsely powder peanuts and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan; add black gram dhal, Bengal gram dhal, sesame seeds and fry till golden brown in colour. Add red chillies, turmeric powder, coconut and fry for a while. Add peanut powder and rice and mix well . garnish and serve hot.