Peanut Sauce

Cuisine: Indonesian

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Peanut Sauce is one of the most versatile Sauces. Team it with bread, pancakes, popcorn, French Toast, and so much more. Peanut butter is low in calories but rich in proteins. It has a rich nutty flavor, a whiff of which is enough to make one salivate. There are so many recipes for Peanut Sauce, but this one is super easy and delightfully healthy. The texture of the Peanut Sauce can be left crunchy or paste-like as per your preference. Made from easy-to-find ingredients, even at home! This Peanut Sauce recipe will leave you craving more because of its smooth texture and easy spreadability. This highly nutritious recipe can replace your daily intake of regular butter. 

For one medium-sized bowl quantity:

  • 1 cup roasted Peanut butter/ roasted Peanuts
  • 1 tsp tamari sauce
  • 1 tsp sriracha sauce
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required

Indulgent nutty Peanut Sauce

  1. Take a small bowl or a blender. 
  2. Blend Peanut butter. If you have roasted Peanuts, blend them with tamari sauce, maple syrup, sriracha sauce, and add salt to taste.
  3. Blend with a small amount of water, and keep checking the consistency. 

Chef Tip: Peanut butter is a creamy textured and savory-flavored Sauce. If you use roasted whole Peanuts, you can minimize the blending to keep the Peanut chunks to add a crunch and texture to your dishes. Use the Peanut Sauce over pasta, noodles, and banana bread.

Are you looking for a healthy yet highly nutritious alternative to regular butter? The indulgent flavor of Peanut butter is mouth-watering and unforgettable. You can give your kids Peanut butter as a healthy accompaniment with almost everything, and they will enjoy the flavors.

Quick Bites

Fun Fact
  • Basil has phytochemicals like orientin and vicenin that act as antioxidants and decrease the risk of cancer.
  • Unlike usual allergies towards dogs, cats, and pollen, peanut allergy can have very serious effects such as asthma, drop in blood pressure, or even cardiac arrest.
Historical Fact
  • The oldest known archeological evidence of peanut pods was found 7,600 years ago in Peru, where the climatic conditions are favorable for the preservation of organic materials.
  • Pre-Columbian civilizations such as Moche depicted peanuts in their art.
Nutrition Fact
  • Peanuts have monounsaturated fats also known as MUFAs that are significantly healthy for the heart and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  • Peanuts are packed with vitamins and contain folate, pantothenic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, choline, vitamin B6, and vitamin E.