Peanut salad

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Peanut salad

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This chapati peanut salad or peanut chaat recipe will surely make your taste buds tingle. Its a super healthy and tasty recipe that can be made with a few key ingredients that can serve as an evening or midmorning snack or even as a salad prior to consumption of a meal. Peanuts are good sources of proteins and healthy nutrients, antioxidants, mineral and vitamins important for good health.


Ingredients

  • peanuts soaked overnight & peeled
  • 1/4 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1/4 cup Onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander/ cilantro leaves chopped
  • olive oil Extra virgin
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Instructions

Mix all the above mentioned ingredients.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 170-180 Kcal
  • Fat: 18-22g
  • Carbohydrates: 45-50g
  • Protein: 15-18g

Quinoa salad

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Quinoa salad

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

This nutritious Quinoa Sala is easy to prepare and is a quick make which can be consumed as a snack or even a Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner meal option with a side bowl of healthy soup.  Quinoa is a great source of protein and is an  ideal choice for someone who follows a vegetarian diet as it contains all 9 essential amino acids.


Ingredients

  • Water-1 – 3/4 cups
  • Uncooked quinoa -1 cup
  • Tomato-½ cup coarsely chopped seeded
  • Coriander leaves- ½ cup chopped
  • Peanuts- ¼ cup roasted
  • Raisins-1/4th cup
  • Cucumber- ¼ cup chopped
  • Green chilies – ½ tsp. finely chopped 
  • Lemon juice- ¼ cup fresh
  • Extra virgin olive oil-1 tbsp.
  • Onion-finely chopped 1 tbsp.
  • Salt-1/2 tsp.
  • Black pepper powder -1/4th tsp.

Instructions

  1. Combine water and quinoa in a medium saucepan, bring boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. Remove from heat; fluff with fork.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Cover, let stand for an hour.
  5. Serve chilled or at room temperature.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 193kcal
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Protein: 5g