Peanut Raita

Peanut Raita

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: Pachadi(Salad)Cuisine: Indian, tamilDifficulty: Easy


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A raita made with peanuts that can be served with spicy adai.


  • Curd – 1 cup

  • Peanut (coarsely powdered) – 1/2 cup

  • Coconut gratings – 1 tablespoon

  • Black Pepper – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin (Jeeragam) – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt – 1/2 teasppon or as per taste

  • For seasoning
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida Powder – a pinch

  • Red chillies – 2

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Peanut – 1 teaspoon


  • Take half cup roasted peanut and remove the outer skin. Put it in a mixie and coarsely powder it and keep aside.
  • In a small kadai put black pepper, cumin and mustard one by one and dry fry separately each item till it starts crackling. Cool it and put all together in a mixie and powder it. Before removing add coconut gratings and grind it to a fine paste.
  • Beat curd and add the above paste along with salt and mix well. Then add peanut powder and once again mix it well.
  • In a small kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it starts crackling, add asafoetida powder, red chillies, curry leaves and peanut. Add this seasoning to the Raita and stir well.
  • Serve with any rice dishes. It goes well with Spicy Adai also.


  1. This looks really great! I am going to make it tomorrow but I have a question. Is the mustard that we add to oil mustard powder or more mustard seeds?

  2. ranjini karthic

    Thank u for all the dishes with their original packaging

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