Cucumber Peanut Salad

A very cooling and tasty Raita/ Salad that goes very well with Paratha’s and Puri.

 

Ingredients:

Peeled Cucumber – 2

Peanuts – roasted and pounded 1 cup

Sugar – 1 tsp

Salt – 1 tsp

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Black Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Roasted Cumin Powder – 1 tsp

Chopped green chili – 1

Yogurt – 1 cup

Coriander leaves for garnish

 

Tempering:

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves – 5-6 chopped

Oil – 1 tsp

 

Directions:

Peel and Grate the cucumbers and place them in a bowl, without draining or squeezing out the water. Add yogurt, salt, sugar, green chilly and mix. Add crushed peanuts and mix.

For tempering, take 1 tsp oil and heat. Add Curry leaves and mustard seeds.

Now pour this tadka over the salad.

Garnish with coriander and sprinkle some black pepper powder, Cumin powder and red chili powder.

Serve cold.

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