Fariyali Peanut Curry

Fasting during Navratri doesn’t have to be boring or tasteless.  In fact, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore new flavours!

Join me in the kitchen as I make Fariyali Peanut Curry with some roasted peanuts, coconut, and top it off with some fresh coriander.

So, put on your apron and whip up some deliciousness this Navratri.

Servings 2 persons
Course Main
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients for Fariyali Peanut Curry

(1 cup=200 ml, 1 tbsp=15 ml)

3 tbsp Coriander leaves
3 tbsp Grated fresh coconut
3 tbsp Roasted peanuts (skin removed)
2 – 3 Green chilies
1 no. Lemon juice
1 tbsp Sugar
Salt to taste
2 cups Water
1 – 2 tbsp Oil / ghee
½ cup Curd (beaten)
1 tbsp Cumin seed
2 – 3 tbsp Fresh cucumber, chopped
1 tbsp Coriander leaves for garnish

Instructions for Fariyali Peanut Curry 

1. In a mixer grinder blend the coriander leaves, peanuts, coconut, green chilies into a fine paste.  You could add 1/4th cup of water to smoothen it.  Strain the mixture.
2. Mix the green mixture along with curd and water, and keep aside.
3. Heat the oil / ghee.  Splutter the cumin seeds.  Add the green curry mixture.   On a low flame, cook the curry for 10-15 minutes.  Add salt, sugar and lemon as per taste.
4. Once the curry is thickened, add the cucumber as well as garnish with 1 tbsp coriander leaves and serve hot.
5. Goes well with samak rice.

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