Peanut Bhel Recipe
Simple high protein chaat recipe with roasted peanuts
Peanut Bhel Recipe is delicious party snack recipe which makes for a great accompaniment with the welcome drinks. The peanuts are spiced and then mixed with onions, cucumbers, tomato, chaat masala to make it a crunchy and yummy. The peanuts are roasted in wee little oil, which makes it a healthier option as well. Serve the Peanut Bhel Recipe as a party appetizer or as an evening tea time snack along with a cup of Adrak Chai Recipe (Indian Style Ginger Tea ).
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You can use roasted peanuts instead of raw peanuts and hence can avoid roasting them again, too. Keeping roasted peanuts handy in the kitchen will help a great way to prepare this recipe even more faster.
- 300 grams Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) powder
- 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
- Salt , to taste Ingredients to make bhel
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1 Tomato , finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Cucumber , finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons Sev , thin variety
- Salt , to taste
How to make Peanut Bhel Recipe
To begin making Peanut Bhel Recipe, we first start with making the spiced peanuts.
Heat oil in a pan, add the peanuts and roast till they pop and turn brown, keep sauteing on medium heat. You can opt to remove the outer layer.
Add in the red chilli, turmeric, roasted cumin, chaat masala and salt and mix well. Saute for couple of minutes. The spiced peanuts are ready.
To make the Peanut Bhel Recipe, take a big bowl, add the chopped onion, tomato, cucumbers, coriander leaves and mix well.
Add in the spiced peanuts, lemon juice mix well. Check for the seasoning of salt.
Divide the bhel into 4 plates, garnish with more coriander leaves, sev and serve.
Serve the Peanut Bhel Recipe as a party appetizer or as an evening tea time snack along with a cup of Adrak Chai Recipe (Indian Style Ginger Tea ).
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