It’s time to go all the way to South India and try their special delicacy, peanut rice. You can follow our recipe below, you certainly would not regret it.


Rice – 1 cup

Roasted peanuts – 1/2 cup

Turmeric – 1/8 tsp

Ghee/ sesame oil – 1 – 2 tblsp

Salt – As needed

Sesame seeds – 3/4 tsp

Red chilles – 3

Grated coconut/ koppara – 1/4 cup


To Temper

Oil – 1/2 tblsp

Mustard – 1 tsp

Urad dal – 1 tsp

Channa dal – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

1. Pressure cook rice and cool down to make the cooked grains separate by adding required salt and ghee/sesame oil. De skin the peanuts. Roast the sesame seeds,chilli and lastly add the coconut and fry until golden.
2. Powder the chilli first roughly and then add other roasted items and peanuts. Grind into a coarse powder.
3. Temper with the items given under ‘To temper’ table and add turmeric to it.Add it to the rice and mix well.