Peanut Rice - Lunch Box Recipe

           I love peanuts. Eating a handful of peanut daily is very good for the health. In fact, this is my daily evening snack. Also I love to eat peanuts either in the form of brittle or peanut butter or candy bars or rice. This rice is my mom's recipe. It is easy to make in this busy world, rich in protein and other nutrients. Peanuts are best souce of protein in plant kingdom.  Peanuts provide 7 g of protein and 2 g of fiber per ounce. This dish is good to pack for lunch box. Try this dish and enjoy..


          2/3 Cup of Rice

    To Grind

         1/2 Cup of Roasted Peanuts
         Pinch of Asafoetida
         2 Tsp of Urad Dal
         1/2 Tsp of Sesame Seeds
         2 Tsp of Dried Coconut Flakes
         3 Red Chillies
         Salt to taste
         2 Tsp of Sesame Oil / Ghee

     To Temper

        1 Tbsp of Sesame Oil / Ghee
        1 Tsp of Mustard
        1 Tsp of Urad Dal
        1/4 Tsp of Cumin
        Few Curry Leaves
        1/4 Cup of Chopped Onion



    Health Benefits of Peanut Rice


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