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Boiled peanuts / avicha verkadalai

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5 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 5
Raw peanuts - 1/4 kg.

OR groundnuts with shells - 1/2 kg.

Salt - as per taste

Preparation

  • Soak the peanuts(either raw or with shell) in water for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles alongwith salt and the soaked water.
  • Let them sit in the salt water even after it is cooked.
  • Drain the desired amount of peanuts from the salt water and eat it one by one, with hot tea.
  • It will become more tastier when staying in salt water.

Photos

BOILED PEANUTS / AVICHA VERKADALAI, photo 1BOILED PEANUTS / AVICHA VERKADALAI, photo 2

Observations:

NOTE: Generally a fistful of rock salt for 1 kg. is wise. In this case, it is 1/4th of a fistful. Some like it salty and some like it with less salt. Calculate according to your requirements. 1/4 kg. of peanuts will cater two persons.





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