How to Cook With Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce is very easy to cook but still you need to be careful including all the ingredients in the prepared mixture. It is also considered to be very similar to Satay sauce but still has its own rich taste. It is very delicious and people of all ages love it. Rich in flavour this sauce is very popular in the US and Europe.

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 25 min
Total time: 55 min
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Utensils: Saucepan & Spoon, Mortar & pestle or Food processor (optional), Measuring utensils

Crunchy peanut butter, or 2/3rd of a cup raw peanuts: 1/2 cup
Chopped red shallots or 1 small brown onion: 100g
Crushed garlic: 1 tsp
Red chilli, finely chopped (or extra to taste): 1
Lime or Lemon Juice: 1 tsp
Soy Sauce: 1 tsp
Water: 200ml
Coconut cream: 100ml
Palm sugar or brown sugar: 1 tsp
Grated ginger: 1 tsp
Candlenuts or macadamia nuts: 50g
Sweet mango chutney or chili sauce:2 tsp
Tumeric, coriander and cumin, makes curry flavour: 1 tsp
Balinese spice paste: 200g
Sliced & fried onion: 1


  • 1

    Wash all the utensils before preparing sauce. You should also wash your hands before making any kind of dish.

  • 2

    Warm peanuts in a saucepan and start making your sauce. It is up-to you as to what kind of sauce you are going to make. If you are going to make whole peanut sauce then you need to have whole peanut packing which is easily available in the market.

  • 3

    Empty the packing in the saucepan and fry peanuts until they are golden. The frying process will roast all the peanuts equally which is a very important part of making a peanut sauce. Do not let all the peanuts burn as it will sour the taste of the sauce.

  • 4

    Now is the right time to crush all the peanuts in a mortar and pestle. You can also crush all the peanuts in the food processor.

  • 5

    Take another saucepan and put some oil along with garlic, onion and chilli powder.

  • 6

    Also add the lime juice and coconut as you mix it together.

  • 7

    Serve with party snacks.

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