Boiled 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 snack in any form is downright addicting - boiled, roasted peanuts, chaat and masala peanuts are a few to name. Peanut chaat recipe is easy to prepare with boiled peanuts, vegetables and pantry ingredients. It has every element in terms of texture and tastes such as crunchy, tangy and spicy.
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 salad recipe variations
You may add raw mango or amchoor (raw mango powder) for extra tang.
Boiled corn kernels, boiled potato cubes, grated carrot or a few pomegranate arils make a great colourful addition.
Raw peanuts: 1 cup
Salt: as required
Red chili powder: 1 tsp
Chaat masala: 1 tsp
Lemon juice: ½ lime
Onion: 1 medium size, finely chopped
Tomato: 1 medium size, finely chopped
Cucumber: 1 small, finely chopped
Green chili: 1, chopped
Fresh coriander leaves: handful
Water: 3 cups
How to make boiled peanut chaat?
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.
Enjoy spicy, tangy, chatpata peanut chaat with masala chai or on its own.
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.
Leftovers could be stored and eaten but don't taste as good as freshly made peanut chaat.
Fridge: Store the leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 - 4 days in an airtight container.
Reheat: Heat in the microwave until piping hot or on a pan before serving.
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Vegan, Gluten Free
1 Cup = 250ml ; 1 Tablespoon =15ml ; 1 Teaspoon = 5ml
- Place peanuts and water in a saucepan, bring it to boil on high heat.1 cup Peanuts, 3 cups Water
- 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.Salt, 1 Teaspoon Chili powder, 1 Teaspoon Chat masala, Lemon juice, 1 Onion, 1 Tomato, 1 Cucumber, 1 Green chili, Coriander
- Enjoy spicy, tangy, chatpata peanut chaat with masala chai or on its own.
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