Recipe: Peanut Chaat
Here’s our take on an Indian speciality, peanut chaat, a quick and healthy lunch (or snack) option packed full of nutrients!
⏰ 5 minutes
👥 Serves 4
Raw peanuts – 2 cups
Water – 5 cups
Sea salt – 1 tsp
Ground turmeric – 1 tsp
Table salt – ½ tsp
Chaat masala (optional) – ¼ tsp
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
Red onion (chopped) – 1 medium
Tomato (chopped) – 2 medium
Carrots (grated) - 3 medium
Cucumber (diced) - ½
Boiled potato (diced) - 2 medium
Green chillies (chopped) - 2
Fresh coriander (chopped) - 3 tbsp
Lemon juice – 2-3 tbsp
Crushed black pepper - ½ tsp
Place a deep non-stick pan on high heat and pour in 5 cups of water.
Once the water comes to a boil, add the peanuts, sea salt and turmeric and allow to cook for 20 minutes on medium heat.
Drain the boiled peanuts and put into a mixing bowl.
Add table salt, chaat masala, chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, chopped onions, tomatoes, chillies, boiled potatoes, cucumber, grated carrots and lemon juice to the peanuts and mix well.
Serve cold and enjoy!
Can be added to quinoa, couscous or served alongside a chopped cabbage and grated carrot salad.
Can also add toppings like raisins or pomegranate seeds for those with a sweeter pallet!
High in: Folate, Vitamin E, Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
Low in: Sugar.