Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Peanut Chilled Salad

Peanuts are a good source of dietary Protein, rich in energy and has many health benefiting nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals essential for good health. This Peanut Salad is very refreshing, tasty, easy and nutritious salad.


For Salad:
  • 1/2 cup Peanut seeds
  • 10-12 almonds soaked in water
  • 1 teaspoon Olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • Pinch of Asafetida
  • 1 teaspoon chopped green chili
  • 1/4 cup Onion chopped 
  • 5 black dates chopped
  • 2 tablespoon raw mango chopped
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro (Hara Dhania)
  • 1/2  teaspoon Lemon juice (Add more if raw mango is not available)
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin seed powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Soak the Peanut seeds in water for 2-3 hours, Boil it for 5 minutes and strain extra water.
  2. Peel off the almonds and slice it.
  3. Heat the oil, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and asafetida. Now add chopped green chili and sauté it for few seconds and turn off the heat.
  4. Pour it over boiled peanut seeds, combine sliced almond and all the remaining ingredients into it.
  5. Mix well, cover and chill at least for two hours.
  6. Garnish with Cilantro and serve.

You may like my other recipes using Peanuts:
Note: Instead of boiling you can also use soaked peanuts for this salad.

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