Monday, 11 June 2018

Peanut Chaat



Everyone likes to eat chat, there are many varieties of chat, and here is very easy and tasty mouthwatering peanuts chat. This makes a scrumptious, crispy snack – all kids love the tangy taste of this chat, which is loaded with protein, a must nutrient for a growing child.

This great snack can be made in a jiffy and also opt for preparing whenever we feel like munching something hot & spicy. It makes a perfect accompaniment to a relaxed evening cup of  garma  garam  chai  or  coffee..!
You will feel greatly satisfied when you serve Indian peanuts chat for kids as after school snack as it is healthy! Once you have peanut’s ready in advance it is really super easy snack to do. I love that crunchiness of onions and nuttiness of the peanut’s which are never to be forgotten. This Indian peanuts chat can be served chilled or hot! It tastes great both the way.
Let’s start with some easy to make chat recipes.

Prep  time
Cook time
Serves
10 mins
5 mins
4  persons

Recipe type:  Chats

Cuisine:  Indian cuisine

Ingredients
  • Raw peanuts -2 cups
  • Onion -2 no’s
  • Tomato -1 no
  • Green chili -3 no’s
  • Chopped carrots -  ½ cup
  • Chopped cucumber – ½ cup
  • Fresh lemon juice  - 2 tsp
  • Cilantro leaves – few sprigs
  • Salt –to taste
Ingredients
  • Red chili powder – ½  tsp
  • Roasted cumin seeds powder  - ½ tsp
  • Chat masala powder – ¼ tsp


Method

1. Boil the peanuts in a pressure cooker with half a teaspoon of salt and a pinch of turmeric. Alternately, you could boil the peanuts in a heavy bottomed vessel with enough water to cover the peanuts and some salt. This method is time-consuming but tasty as well.
2. Once the peanuts are boiled properly, drain the water and keep them aside.Finely chop onion to slices. Chop tomato and green chilly to small pieces. 
 3. Chop the carrots, cucumber and keep aside. Combine together boiled peanuts, onion, tomato, carrots and freshly chopped coriander leaves. 
4.In a mixing bowl, mix together red chilly pwd, cumin pwd, chat masala pwd and salt. Sprinkle the above spice pwd all over the peanut mixture and toss well so that they are all mixed up. 

Notes
Use only the skin of the tomatoes don’t use the pulp which is not suitable for this Indian peanuts chat.

Serving suggestions
Garnish with chopped coriander, lemon wedges and serve.This is a very good accompaniment with evening tea or juices and other beverages. It is a quick fix for kids as an evening snack.

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