Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad



Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style


Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad | Indian style groundnut salad with detailed step-by-step photos and health benefits.

Looking for a protein-packed salad? This is a perfect one to try because it is tasty, wholesome, and nutritious. Moreover, it is quick and easy to make when the ingredients are ready.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

This Indian-style peanut vegetable salad is made with boiled peanuts, grated carrot, and cucumber. I have added a few other ingredients like coconut, pomegranate kernels, nuts, dates, etc. This salad has bursts of flavors like crunchy, nutty, sweet, sour, which are distinctive. 
Peanut salad is a no oil and vegan recipe; it is also suitable for weight watchers.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

Groundnut or peanuts benefits:

1. Good source of protein.
2. Rich in fiber and healthy fats.
3. Contains many amino acids.
4. Rich in niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, choline, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E.
5. Good for weight loss.
6. Boost memory power.
7. Regulates cholesterol levels.
8. Provides healthy and glowing skin.
9. Heart-friendly.
10. Strengthens bones.
11. Rich in minerals like magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, zinc, iron, copper, and selenium.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

Carrot benefits:

1. Carrots are packed with beta-carotene that converts our body into vitamin A.
2. Vitamin A is needed for good eyesight, immune system, growth and development, absorption of iron.
3. It contains Vitamin B6, which converts the food into energy.
4. It helps in blood pressure control.
5. It contains Vitamin K1, which promotes bone health.
6. It is rich in biotin, potassium.
7. It balances your blood sugar.
8. It helps with digestion.
9. Carrots are great for oral care, healthy skin, and hair.
10. It is low in calories which helps to maintain body weight.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

Health Benefits of Cucumber:

1. Cucumber is a low-calorie veggie that contains 95% water.
2. It helps to flush out toxins from the body.
3. It aids digestion.
4. Rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C, D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium.
5. It eases heartburn, stomach acid, and ulcer.
6. It is cholesterol-free, sodium-free, fat-free, gluten-free.
7. It controls blood pressure.
8. High in antioxidants
9. It strengthens bones.
10. It reduces the dark circle.

*(Health benefits are taken from Google and Wikipedia).

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

Recipe - Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad.


Serves - 4
Cuisine - Indian
Course - Salad
Diet - Vegetarian | Vegan
Prep time - 15 mins
Author - Pavithra
Publisher - Pavi's Kitchen

Peanut salad ingredients:


Boiled peanuts - 1 cup
Carrot - 1/2 cup grated
Cucumber - 1/2 cup chopped
Coconut - 1 tbsp grated
Cilantro/Coriander leaves - A few sprigs
Cashews - 15 
Pomegranate kernels - 1 tbsp
Dates - 2 chopped
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Green chili - 1 finely chopped
Salt - As per taste

Notes:

1. For spice, you can add finely chopped green chili or pepper powder.
2. You may add a tsp of olive oil if you like it.
3. A few raw mango slices can be included too.
4. Soak the raw peanuts overnight/8 hrs and steam them for 15 mins in a pressure cooker or instant pot.
5. You can use canned peanuts if it is available.

How to make peanut salad:


1. Add the boiled peanuts, carrots, and cucumber to a salad bowl.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

2. Combine all the ingredients like dates, cashews, cilantro, lemon juice, and coconut.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian styleBoiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

3. Throw in some pomegranate kernels and give it a nice mix. Do not add salt in advance as it releases water and becomes soggy.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

4. The boiled peanut salad is ready to be served.

Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian styleBoiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style




Boiled peanut salad recipe | Cucumber peanut salad | Carrot peanut salad - Indian style

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