Peanut Chaat (Boiled Peanut Chaat Recipe + Video)

Peanut chaat – a healthy, gluten-free, vegan and oil-free snack perfect to enjoy with masala chai and the best substitute for fried snacks.  This delicious, utterly irresistible and one of the healthy tea time snacks recipe masala groundnuts is a versatile dish that is easy to make with few ingredients.

peanut chaat on wooden spoon.

This healthy chaat is prepared with boiled peanuts, vegetables and spices. Chaats such as this boiled  peanut chaat, masala corn, sweet potato chaat, bhelpuri, dahi papdi chaat, masala puri chaat are downright addicting. Chaat is a dish that has every element in terms of texture and taste such as crispy, crunchy, tangy and spicy. 

As always, you will find the full ingredients list with measurements and detailed recipe instructions in a separate recipe box underneath the text section. To bypass the text section choose “SCROLL TO RECIPE” or “PRINT RECIPE” or click the “SCROLL TO VIDEO” option to watch the full video of this recipe. All options are located at the beginning of the post.

Is peanut chaat healthy?

This boiled peanut chaat makes a healthy and tasty tea time snack and the best way to swap fried food. Healthy food is often believed to be boring and unappealing. On the other hand, we can’t deny the fact that fried food is pleasing to our taste buds, though we are aware that we are loading our bodies with unnecessary calories, saturated fats, and trans fats.  With all the vegetables, boiled peanuts and spices, this spicy, tangy and tasty chaat is sure to entice your taste buds. On a side note let me warn you this chaat is dangerously addictive! this recipe is sure to convince you that healthier food can be made interesting and tasty enough to replace fried foods.

Peanut chaat recipe variations

You may add raw mango or amchoor (raw mango powder) for extra tang.

Boiled corn kernels, boiled potato cubes, grated carrot or few pomegranate arils make a great colourful addition.

Make it more interesting with green chutney, handful fine sev as toppings.

Watch how to make peanut chaat

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Ingredients

Vegan, Gluten Free

1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp = 15ml

Peanuts: 1 cup

Salt: as required

Chili powder: 1 tsp

Chat masala: 1 tsp

Lemon juice: 1/2 lime

Onion: 1 medium size, finely chopped

Tomato: 1 medium size, finely chopped

Cucumber: 1 small, finely chopped

Green chili: 1, chopped

Coriander: handful

Water: 3 cups

Instructions

1. Place peanuts and water in a saucepan, bring it to boil on medium heat. Boil for 20 minutes or until peanuts turns soft and tender.

2. Drain the water, transfer peanuts to a wide bowl.

3. Add all the spices, vegetables, lemon juice.

4. Mix until well combined.

process of making peanut chaat.

Enjoy spicy, tangy, chatpata peanut chaat with masala chai or on its own.

Notes

You can cook peanuts in a pressure cooker for 3-4 whistles to fast up the process.

Adjust spices and vegetables as per your personal taste preference.

More snack recipe ideas:

Chickpea Veggie Patties

Eggless Coconut Cookies

Chana Chaat

Coconut Date Balls

Yogurt Granola Parfait

Peanut Chaat

Geetha
Peanut chaat - a healthy, vegan and gluten-free street side snack perfect to enjoy with masala chai and the best substitute for fried snacks.  This delicious and utterly irresistible snack is a versatile dish that is easy to make with few ingredients.

5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 476 kcal

Ingredients
  

Vegan, Gluten Free

    1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tbsp =15ml

    • 1 cup Peanuts
    • Salt as required
    • 1 tsp Chili powder
    • 1 tsp Chat masala
    • Lemon juice 1/2 lime
    • 1 Onion finely chopped, medium size
    • 1 Tomato finely chopped, medium size
    • 1 Cucumber finely chopped, small
    • 1 Green chili chopped
    • Coriander handful, chopped
    • 3 cups Water

    Instructions
     

    • Before you get started, scroll up a little and watch a quick recipe video.
    • Check the notes and tips at the bottom of the recipe for extra info and help.
    • Place peanuts and water in a saucepan, bring it to boil on high heat.
    • Boil for 20 minutes or until peanuts turns soft and tender.
    • Drain the water, transfer peanuts to a wide bowl.
    • Add all the spices, vegetables, lemon juice and mix until well combined.
    • Enjoy spicy, tangy, chatpata peanut chaat with masala chai or on its own.

    Video

    Notes

    You can cook peanuts in a pressure cooker for 3-4 whistles to fast up the process.
    Adjust spices and vegetables as per your personal taste preference.
     
    ** Nutritional information provided here is estimated and for guidance only. Please refer my Recipe Disclaimer for more details.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 476kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 21gFat: 37gSaturated Fat: 6gSodium: 133mgPotassium: 993mgFiber: 11gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 917IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 128mgIron: 4mg
    Keyword chatpata chaat recipe, easy teatime snack recipe, indian easy chaat recipe, peanut chaat
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