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Garlic Peanut powder

This one is keepers. An alternative for accompaniments with breakfast. Tastes great with almost all the breakfasts. I love to sprinkle some over even pohe and it takes the snack o another level. Most of the people know it as an side dish to our famous Vada pav.Β Great to sprinkle over podi dosa of you are short of time to make chutneys.

Stays fresh for a month or two.


Peanuts: 1 1/2 Β cup

Garlic pods: 10-12 pods peeled

White Sesame seeds: 2 tbsp

Red Chili powder: 1/2 to 3/4 cup (according to spice needed, adjust)

Salt: as needed

Sugar: 1 tbsp (optional)



  1. Roast the peanuts and de skin them. When roasted on low flame the skin comes easily.
  2. Roast the white sesame seeds on a low flame.
  3. In a mixie jar, take the garlic, sesame seeds and peanuts and grind for 1 minute. Add the chili powder,salt sugar and keep whipping till they all mix well.
  4. Store in a air tight jar.

Notes: Don’t grind too much as the peanut would start leaving oil. Just whip and grind coarsely.




Hi, I am Kavita, the owner of this blog.There are many types of foodies; vegeterian, non vegetarian, eggeterian , so i thought foodies should be called "foodaterian". Hence the name.Like most of you, i too was an amateur cook who didn't know even the basics like how much water to be added to rice?. :) With time i have learned and would like to share and learn the recipes. Hope to get love and support from all you wonderful people. You can reach me at twitter:

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