Peanuts Chaat

Masala-Peanut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peanut Chaat is a combination of peanuts, tomatoes, cucumbers and spices. It is a delicious and satisfying snack-not to mention healthy and low-fat! It is easy to make. It can be served as an appetizer or anytime spicy snack.

Recipe will serve 4.


Ingredients:

  • Raw peanuts      1/2 cup
  • salt  to taste
  • Turmeric (haldi)    1/8 tsp
  • Tomatoes    3/4 cup    cut in small cubes
  • Cucumber   3/4 cup    cut in small cubes
  • Ginger    1 tbsp  finally chopped
  • Green chili  1  finally chopped
  • Roasted cumin powder   1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder     1/8 tsp
  • Black pepper   1/8 tsp
  • Sugar    1/4 tsp
  • Mango powder (amchoor)   1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice     1 tbsp

Method

  • In a sauce pan add peanuts with 2 cups of water turmeric and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Cook over medium high heat for about 25 minutes until peanuts are soft.
  • Drain the water and let it cool to room temperature.
  • Mix ginger, chili, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cumin seed powder, red chili powder, black pepper, sugar, mango powder and lemon juice together.
  • Mix the peanuts with tomatoes and cucumbers, add the spice mix and toss.
  • Peanut Chaat is ready to serve.
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