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Peanut sundal recipe

Easy to make Sundal recipe with fresh spice powder
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Soaking time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 45 mins
Course: Festival recipes,, Navaratri Sundal, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Festival recipes, Sundal recipes
Servings: 4 people
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 cup raw peanuts
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • Asafoetida 2 pinches
  • Salt as needed
  • Few curry leaves
  • 3 tbsp grated coconut
  • To roast and grind
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 5-6 red chilis


  • Soak peanuts for 3 hours. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles with a little salt.
  • Drain the water and keep it aside.
  • In a pan add 1 tbsp urad dal and 5-6 red chilis.
  • Dry roast till golden brown.
  • Once done take out from the pan.
  • Cool and grind into a fine powder.
  • Add 1 tbsp coconut oil in a pan
  • Add ½ tsp mustard seeds, asafoetida, and curry leaves.
  • Once the mustard splutters, add the boiled peanuts.
  • Add a little salt and mix well.
  • Add 2-3 tsp spice powder which we ground in the beginning.
  • Mix well.
  • Add 3 tbsp of grated fresh coconut.
  • Switch off the flame and mix well.
  • Garnish with few curry leaves
  • Peanut sundal ready.



1.You can make this spice powder in bulk and use it for chana, rajma, and peas sundal.
2. Coconut oil gives a nice flavor to the sundal, so do not skip it.