How to Make Masala Peanut Chaat or Groundnut Chaat
Peanut Chaat or Groundnut Chaat
A Crunchy, Hot, and Spicy Peanut Chaat
Whenever you desire to eat a hot and spicy snack, make peanut chaat because it is healthy and delicious. This mouthwatering snack can be made in a jiffy.
To make peanut chaat, you have to mix the boiled peanuts with chopped onions, chopped tomato, green chilies, roasted cumin seeds, chaat masala, chopped coriander, lemon juice, and salt.
Serve a small bowl of this yummy dish with a cup of tea or coffee. This is a great after-school snack too.
Let's now find out in detail how to make this dish.
- 1 1/2 cups peanuts/groundnuts, soak peanuts for two hours and cook with water and some salt
- 1/2 tomato, finely chopped
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 tsp cumin seeds, roasted
- 1 green chili, finely chopped
- 2 tsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp chat masala powder, available in Indian stores
- 1-2 tbsp grated carrot
- salt to taste
- a pinch sugar, optional, to balance the sourness
Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Peanut Chaat or Groundnut Chaat
- Soak peanuts in water for two hours. Add fresh water and some salt. Cook them in a pressure cooker up to two whistles and simmer for 5-6 minutes.
- Don't over cook peanuts. They should retain some crunchiness after cooking.
- Strain and collect the peanuts in a mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients as per instructions.
- Mix them well. Peanut/groundnut chaat is done!
- Serve about two tablespoons of this chaat in a bowl. Enjoy eating this crunchy, tangy, and spicy snack whenever you desire.
- Store the leftover chaat in a refrigerator for future use. This dish remains fresh for a day, provided that it's stored in the refrigerator 4-5 hours after you make it.
Nutritional Information of Peanut Chaat or Groundnut Chaat
|Serving size: 1|
|Calories from Fat||108|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 12 g||18%|
|Saturated fat 1 g||5%|
|Carbohydrates 8 g||3%|
|Sugar 0 g|
|Fiber 2 g||8%|
|Protein 8 g||16%|
|Cholesterol 0 mg|
|Sodium 1 mg|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|