How to Make Peanut Sauce

This versatile PEANUT SAUCE is perfect for dipping fresh spring rolls and grilled food. It can also give a new flavor to your usual dishes!

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  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup onion, minced
  • ¼ cup ground nuts
  • 1 tbsp lemongrass, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Lemon juice, from ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup water, optional

Peanut Sauce Recipe


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a pan. Add garlic, ginger, onion, and lemongrass. Sauté until onion turns translucent.
  2. Add the ground nuts. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the peanut butter. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add coconut milk, salt, and pepper (you can also add water if you want the sauce to be thinner in texture). Cook while stirring regularly until thickened and bubbly.
  5. Mix in turmeric powder, lemon juice, and cilantro. Remove from heat.
  6. Serve with your favorite fried or grilled dish.

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