Chaat adds more josh to the timeless appeal of boiled peanuts by combining it with juicy veggies, succulent pomegranate and crunchy sev. A dash of spice powders and lemon juice boosts all the other flavours, making this an utterly irresistible evening snack. It is one of the most popular snacks sold in all tourist locations in Tamil Nadu, and is enjoyed hot and fresh by young and old alike! You can now try this nice and chatpata snack at home, and serve it with tea on a rainy weekend evening!
|Raw peanuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Turmeric powder||1/4 Teaspoon (Haldi)|
|Chopped tomatoes||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped cucumber||1/2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Finely chopped onions||1/4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Finely chopped coriander||2 Tablespoon (Dhania)|
|Finely chopped green chillies||1 Teaspoon|
|Chilli powder||1/2 Teaspoon|
|Cumin powder||1/4 Teaspoon (Jeera)|
|Chaat masala||1 1/2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Pomegranate seeds||2 Tablespoon (Anar)|
1. Combine the peanuts, turmeric powder, salt and enough water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
3. Drain and cool it completely.
4. Once cooled, put in a deep bowl along with all other ingredients and toss well.