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Bengali Badam Bata - Peanut Bharta Recipe

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Bengali Badam Bata - Peanut Bharta Recipe
By Barnali Dutta, published by Prasadam: November 1, 2014

When I was busy with "my business," trying to disguise my studies to make up for the backlog, and raising my children on my own while eating leftover kids' meals or too calorie-dense meals due to a lack of time, my mother was my saviour. She demonstrated to me how to prosper financially and eat well with simple items. I guarantee that you can always rely on this recipe. Try this recipe once if you're an IT worker, a bachelor, or someone who doesn't have a set schedule to stick to. You'll have a delicious and satisfying dinner in no time. The dish badam bata or bharta is nutrient-rich. Nuts are a very nourishing food. Fiber, protein, calcium, iron, salt, potassium, vitamin A, and other nutrients.

Prep time: 15 min | Cook time: 5 minutes | Total time: 20 min

Yield: 2 Serving size: 1 tbsp | Calories per serving: 300


  • Salted peanuts: 100g,
  • Fresh coconut pieces: 10g
  • Dry-roasted white sesame seeds: 10g
  • Onion: 1 large
  • Garlic cloves: 8 to 10
  • Fresh ginger: 1 inch
  • Black pepper: 1 tsp
  • Onion seeds or kalongi: 1 tsp
  • Green chili minced: 1 tsp
  • Salt: to taste
  • Cooking oil: 2 tsp


  1. Cut coconut in tiny pieces. Mince the onions. Grind together salted peanuts, garlic, ginger, peppercorn and salt as required. Do not add water. If needed you can add one small half onion.
  2. In a nonstick pan heat oil, add onion seeds and coconut chips, then add onion and green chili, saute until onion changes its color lightly. Now add grinded peanut and fry for four minutes in low flame. Add sesame seeds during frying.
  3. The super tasty and easy side dish for steamed rice is ready to be served. It is best to taste with hot rice or it can be served in rolled bread or roti.