How to make Peanut Curry with Samo

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Peanuts (मूंगफली), Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Peanut Curry with Samo

Peanut Curry with Samo Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Peanut Curry with Samo Recipe

  • Peanuts crushed and powdered 2 cups

  • Fresh coconut grated 1 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 tablespoon

  • Kokum petals 4-5

  • Samo khichdi

  • Samo 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste


Step 1

Grind together peanut, coconut and red chilli powder alongwith some water to make a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat 1 tablespoon ghee in a non-stick pan. Add green chilli, cumin seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add ground paste, 1 cup water, stir to mix and simmer on low heat for 3 minutes.

Step 4

Add rock salt, jaggery and mix well. Keep on stirring so that the gravy does not split.

Step 5

Add kokum, mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 6

To prepare samo khichdi, heat 1 tablespoon ghee in another non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 7

Add samo, mix and cook till golden. Reduce heat, add 2 cups water and mix well. Add rock salt, mix, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot with samo khichdi.

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