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peanut chaat in a wooden spoon and in a bowl on a cloth with half cut lime, spice mix in a bowl.

Peanut Chaat

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
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 476kcal
Author: Geetha


Vegan, Gluten Free

    1 cup = 250ml ; 1 tablespoon =15ml

    • 1 cup Peanuts
    • Salt as required
    • 1 teaspoon Chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon Chat masala
    • Lemon juice ½ 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


    • 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.



    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.


    Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 993mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 917IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 4mg
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