Monday, 9 January 2017

PeaNut Salad

Peanut Salad

Its one of the most nutritious and energy giving salad. As its peanut ,it's known for its healthy benefits ,it's rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) ,which helps in lowering
the Bad Cholesterol i.e,LDL. Just handful of peanuts can provide you with recommended dietary intake (RDI) of minerals  and proteins. Its also rich in vitamin E. Roasting and boiling peanuts enhances its antioxidants bio-availability. So one will be definitely be beneficial by adding this to one's diet.It's believed from many that Peanut as fattening nut,but actually its NOT,It's Just a Myth. So try to add this Salad in your diet as it has all goodness ofprotein,fat,vitamins and minerals.Tomattoes,capscium and cucumber too added in this salad, increases vitamin A and Vitamin C. You can have this salad as a post-breakfast meal or post lunch meal,as it is very filling and also energy giving.If you are one among those whose prefer eating six-eight meals a day,then you should consider this salad for sure. Eat healthy,Stay Healthy.


Ingredients:
Category:Vegetarian | Cusine : India | Course: Salad

PrepTime : 8 Minutes |Cooking Time: 8 Minutes | Serves: 4

Peanuts: 1/3 Cup
Capsicum:1/4 cup Chopped
Tomato:1/4 Cup Chopped
Cucumber:1/4 Cup Chopped
Fresh Coriander Leaves:1 Tbsp Chopped
Lemon Juice: 1 Tsp
Red Chilly Powder:1/4 Tsp 
Jeera/ Cumin Powder:2 Pinch
Salt as required

Method:

Take a vessel ,add some water add peanuts and boil it for 8 minutes.Drain water( you can use this water to knead atta or prepare any curry) and keep peanuts aside.



Chop all the veggies, add peanuts,coriander leaves,add salt,red chilly powder,jeera powder ,lemon juice .



Mix well and serve.






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