Thursday, March 27, 2014

Roasted Peanut Salad

Yippee!! I ll be traveling to India soon and I am thrilled to bits, so SO excited  There are lot of things I miss about India.

  Family and friends of course are at top of the list (Oh! Skype, what would we do without you)

My favorite food- Though we get Indian food and groceries here there are certain few things I am not contented with.One such thing is peanut salad. 

During my college days my friends & I used to go to this restaurant like once a week just to eat this. It was so funny that the waiters stopped giving us the menu card after few days and happily served us the salad. I made my version of this salad and although it wasn't really close to the one I love, my husband loved it :)


So what exactly is this roasted peanut salad ?

It's simply a salad which is protein rich, scrumptious and refreshing since it is made of fresh ingredients & super easy to whip up.


INGREDIENTS
  • roasted peanuts - 2 cups
  •  chopped onion - 1 cup
  • chopped tomatoes - 1 cup
  • chopped cucumber - 1 cup
  • finely chopped green chilli - 1 or 2
  • juice of lemon - 1 tbsp
  • chaat masala - to taste(optional)
  • salt - to taste
  • finely chopped cilantro - to garnish 

METHOD 
Add the roasted peanuts in a bowl.

Add onions & green chillies

 some tomatoes
and some cucumber
add salt, lime juice & chaat masala
 Toss well and garnish with finely chopped cilantro.

Serve it as tea time or mid night snack with some drinks

Linking this post to
Savoring Saturdays Favorite Recipes Event favorite recipes event
The 36th Avenue


14 comments:

  1. Mmm ... this sounds so good! I'm definitely going to try it. Thanks so much for joining my link party:) Have a great week!

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    1. I hope you like it ! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  2. Never had a peanut salad before. Very interesting. Would love if you came and linked up on the first The Yuck Stops Here! recipe link up. mypinterventures.com

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    1. I have linked up :) Thanks for stopping by

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    2. Thank you for sharing your recipe. Hope to see you next week too.

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  3. I've never had much Indian food. I don't have any idea what chaat masala is, but this recipe sounds yummy and interesting. It would be so fun to try something new!
    Thanks so much for stopping by The Yuck Stops Here and sharing your YUMMY talents! I hope you enjoyed linking up and will stop by every Monday at 8pm EST! HUGS

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    1. PS - I've checked out your other yummy recipes that you added to our linkup as well. They all sound scrumptious. I am loving the avocado ones especially! I really hope you will frequent our link up often! HUGS

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    2. Hi Cheryl, You can find chaat masala in any Indian store OR U can just sprinkle some pepper powder. Thanks for hosting a great party,will see U soon :) HUGS

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  4. My husband would love this! I'll have to try it out as I'm trying to cut down on meat. Great recipe! Thanks for sharing with Countdown in Style.

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  5. Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Enjoy your weekend and your new Red Plate.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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    1. Thanks for the feature.You made my day :)

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  6. Wow, I've never heard of a peanut salad before, thanks for sharing it at Savoring Saturdays!

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  7. Thank Aishwarya, Ranjani & Uma for linking the peanut salad recipe to my Summer Salad Event. The salad looks yummy...See you all sometime at my space.

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