Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe
Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe is a delicious yogurt preparation with the addition of boiled peanuts. Peanuts here is the main ingredient. If you have boiled peanuts ready, this raita really can be made in a jiffy. Serve it along with any meal, along with parathas or pulaos.
Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe is a refreshing raita made using boiled peanuts. The raita is flavoured with cumin powder and black pepper powder.
Smooth yogurt, crunchy peanuts, and an addition of fresh coriander and mint leaves, makes this a simple raita, that goes along with absolutely anything, be it with parathas or biryanis or just as a side to your meals.
Did you know: Peanuts are actually legumes, although they possess qualities similar to other edible nuts such as pistachios and almonds. Peanuts provide high energy and contain high quantities of nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Also high in monounsaturated fatty acids, especially folic acid, peanuts help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol in the blood. Studies also suggest that roasting or boiling peanuts enhances the antioxidant bio-availability by almost two to four-fold.
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- 1 1/2 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
- 1/3 cup Water
- Salt , to taste
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
- 2 sprig Mint Leaves (Pudina) , chopped
- 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
How to make Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe
To begin making the Boiled Peanut Raita Recipe, first we will cook the peanuts along with 2 cups of water and salt in a pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles. Turn off the heat after the whistles and allow the pressure to release naturally.
Once done, drain the excess water from the boiled peanuts and allow the boiled peanuts to cool.
In a bowl, whisk curd until smooth.
To this add, water, salt to taste, black pepper powder and cumin powder. Mix well.
Finally add in the boiled peanuts, mint leaves, coriander leaves and give the Boiled Peanut Raita a good mix.