Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Spicy peanut powder/Verusenaga podi

Verusenaga pappu/Pallilu/Peanuts/Ground nuts  1cup
Dry red chilli 12
Garlic pods 6
Cumin seeds/jeera 2tsp
Dry coconut powder 2tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil 1tsp

1. Heat a pan and roast ground nuts/verusenaga pappu on medium flame, peel off  the skin and keep aside.
2. In the same pan add oil and fry red chilli for 1minute, add cumin seeds/jeera fry for one more minute remove from the stove.
3. Cool the ingredients completely.

  • Now grind red chilli, cumin seeds, salt as powder.
  • Add Garlic pods, Fried ground nuts and dry coconut powder grind as a coarse powder.

Serve with idli, dosa, hot rice with Ghee.
You can use this powder in preparation of curries also...
Store it in a dry air tight container.


  1. i like this spicy peanut powder...lov to have with dosa.

  2. How long can you store this after making? Do I need to refrigerate it to maintain its potency?

  3. yeah you can store it for 20 days or refrigerate and use it for more than one month.



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