Thursday, 15 August 2013

Peanut Chaat -- Healthy, Nutritious and Tasty

Chaats are very much part of Indian cuisine, full of spices and flavors. And when a chat is power packed with nutrition, it becomes irresistible. I have used boiled peanuts in this chat and believe me boiled peanuts have a taste that is totally different from anything else.

Peanut Chat
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  • 1 cup raw peanuts soaked overnight
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • chopped green chilies
  • chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp jaljeera powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste.
  1. Boil peanuts with salt for 20-30 mins in pressure cooker. Drain excess water and keep aside.
  2. In a pan heat oil. Add cumin seeds, green chilies and peas. Add turmeric, chili, coriander powder and salt. Cover and let it cook till peas are soft.
  3. Add peanuts and mix well.
  4. Take out in a bowl and add tomato, cucumber, jaljeera and lemon juice.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.

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