How to Make Masala Peanut Chaat or Groundnut Chaat

Updated on October 27, 2017
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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.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: A big bowl of peanut chaat

Ingredients

  • 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

  1. 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.
  2. Don't over cook peanuts. They should retain some crunchiness after cooking.
  3. Strain and collect the peanuts in a mixing bowl. Add all other ingredients as per instructions.
  4. Mix them well. Peanut/groundnut chaat is done!
  5. Serve about two tablespoons of this chaat in a bowl. Enjoy eating this crunchy, tangy, and spicy snack whenever you desire.
  6. 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.

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Step one: Soak peanuts for two hours. Add fresh water and some salt. Cook them till soft yet crunchy.Step two: Strain the mix and collect the peanuts.Step three: Put all the ingredients as per list, into a mixing bowl.Step four: Mix them.Step five: Peanut chaat or groundnut chaat is ready to serve. Enjoy eating them whenever you desire.
Step one: Soak peanuts for two hours. Add fresh water and some salt. Cook them till soft yet crunchy.
Step one: Soak peanuts for two hours. Add fresh water and some salt. Cook them till soft yet crunchy.
Step two: Strain the mix and collect the peanuts.
Step two: Strain the mix and collect the peanuts.
Step three: Put all the ingredients as per list, into a mixing bowl.
Step three: Put all the ingredients as per list, into a mixing bowl.
Step four: Mix them.
Step four: Mix them.
Step five: Peanut chaat or groundnut chaat is ready to serve. Enjoy eating them whenever you desire.
Step five: Peanut chaat or groundnut chaat is ready to serve. Enjoy eating them whenever you desire.

Nutritional Information of Peanut Chaat or Groundnut Chaat

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 190
Calories from Fat108
% Daily Value *
Fat 12 g18%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Carbohydrates 8 g3%
Sugar 0 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 8 g16%
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.

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