Thai Peanut Sauce, Easy Peanut Sauce

Thai Peanut Sauce, Easy Peanut Sauce

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We will let you in on a little secret... a trick that enables you to prepare lip-smacking Thai Peanut Sauce within minutes using peanut butter! Here, peanut butter is combined with coconut milk and typical Oriental flavour enhancers like garlic and lemongrass, to prepare a luscious and intensely tasty sauce, which can be used to make innumerable Thai delicacies.

A dash of brown sugar enhances the flavour of this sauce remarkably, so forget it not. Also, take care to cut the lemongrass into three large parts, so that you can easily remove and discard it after cooking.

Thai Peanut Sauce, Easy Peanut Sauce recipe - How to make Thai Peanut Sauce, Easy Peanut Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup
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2 1/2 tbsp peanut butter
1 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 stalk of lemongrass (hare chai ki patti)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients along with ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Discard the lemon grass. Cool, store in an air-tight container in the fridge and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy48 cal
Protein0.1 g
Carbohydrates2.2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat4.4 g
Cholesterol9.8 mg
Sodium32.8 mg