Peanut Chaat, Evening Snack
by Tarla Dalal
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peanut chaat recipe adds more josh to the timeless appeal of boiled peanuts by combining it with juicy veggies, succulent pomegranate and crunchy sev.
Peanut chaat is a treat to your taste buds as it is flavor packed and is made with tangy tomatoes, cucumber, onions and the juicy pomegranate, tangy lemon juice and chaat masala, boiled peanuts and little coriander to add freshness to the dish.
It is one of the most popular snacks sold in all tourist locations in Tamil Nadu, and is enjoyed hot and fresh by young and old alike
Laced with lemon juice and chaat masala, the bountiful flavour of this Indian peanut chaat with tomatoes, onions knows no bounds.
Peanut chaat is a quick and easy snack, a few minutes is all it takes to toss together this amazing snack if you have all the ingredients ready. To make healthy peanut chaat all you need to do is pressure cook the peanut and combine the boiled and drained peanuts with tomatoes, onions, cucumber, green chillies, and coriander. Also, few add masalas like chilli powder, cumin seed powder and chaat masala. Further, add lemon juice, sev and pomegranate and mix everything well and your peanut chaat is good to go!!
See why we call this a healthy peanut chaat? Made mainly from peanuts, onions and tomatoes we love this snack. Peanuts contain Vitamin B1, Thiamine which helps form ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which body uses for energy. A handful of peanuts gives you 7.3 grams of Protein. You need to just drop the sev from this recipe which is used as a garnish.
You can have healthy peanut chaat as an evening snack or also as a quick breakfast.
You will surely enjoy the crunchy texture and chatpata taste of Indian peanut chaat. Serve boiled peanut chaat immediately after mixing.
Try other chaat recipes like the Papadi, Potato and Chick Pea Chaat or Samosa Chaat.
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- To make peanut chaat , combine the peanuts, turmeric powder, salt and enough water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Drain and cool it completely.
- Once cooled, put in a deep bowl along with all other ingredients and toss well.
- Serve the peanut chaat immediately.
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To prepare peanut chaat recipe | Indian peanut chaat with tomatoes, onions | healthy peanut chaat | boiled peanut chaat | we will first boil peanuts, in a pressure cooker toss in the peanuts. If in a hurry, skip the entire process of boiling peanuts and use store bought roasted peanuts and proceed further.
Add turmeric powder.
Add salt and enough water.
Mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
Drain the peanuts and cool it completely. Instead of peanuts, you can make use of cashew nuts, almonds, walnuts and even chickpeas and follow the rest of the procedure to make a quick evening snack.
Once cooled, put the boiled peanuts in a deep bowl. Instead of boiling the peanuts, you can roast them till light brown if you like crunchy peanut chaat.
To make quick peanut chaat, add chopped tomatoes in the bowl. You can add any veggies of your choice that are available.
Add chopped cucumber. If in season, you can add chopped raw mangoes to boiled peanut salad.
Add finely chopped onions. Also, you can add some boiled corns, grated carrots and beetroots, chopped bell peppers to the chatpata peanut chaat.
Add finely chopped coriander.
Add finely chopped green chillies. If making for kids skip adding finely chopped chillies.
Add chilli powder as per the spice level you prefer.
Add cumin seeds powder for an earthy flavour.
Add chaat masala for a nice tang. We have added salt while boiling the peanuts and also chaat masala is a little salty hence, we are not adding salt additionally in this recipe.
Add lemon juice to make boiled peanut chaat refreshing.
Add baked sev for a nice crunch. We have used baked sev as it makes the recipe healthy. If you wish, you can use deep fried sev.
Toss well with the help of two spoons and our peanut salad is ready. Taste a spoonful and adjust the amount of spices as per your liking in the boiled peanut chaat.
Serve peanut chaat immediately. The peanut chaat | Indian peanut chaat with tomatoes, onions | healthy peanut chaat | boiled peanut chaat | is best served immediately while all the flavors and vegetables are fresh.
Chaat are savoury (can be customized to sweet) snack popular around India. It is made using an assortment of ingredients like chutneys, spices, crunchy bites like sev, papdi, puri, boondi etc. The best part about chaat recipes is that you can pre-prep before serving and just toss them everything before eating and all the flavours can be adjusted to suit your palate. This makes chaat recipes an ideal during parties and get-togethers. Below are some of the popular chaat recipes:
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