Thursday, August 30, 2012

Cucumber Peanut Salad


Is it summer yet or winter???!! Chennai people would have this doubt every single day. One can never predict rains here. Even the weather forecast on the papers or news would go absolutely reverse. We can even expect days in December to be scorching in the morning. Uffff!!!

A chill salad at anytime of the day throughout the year would make your tummy smile and your body refreshing. Opt for it instead of any fried snacks and you can sure reach zero figure :P

The ground peanuts give a very crunchy texture to this salad and makes it all new and delicious :)



Cucumber - 1
Peanuts - 1/4 cup
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Salt - for taste
Coconut scrapped - 1/2 tblsp
Coriander leaves



Grate cucumber and Squeeze out the excess water from it.

Dry roast the peanuts and powder it coarsely.

In a salad bowl, mix in the grated cucumber, peanuts, sugar, salt and coconut and mix well.

Finally add chopped coriander leaves and serve.

Delicious cucumber salad is ready :)


Written by: Nithya
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Anonymous said...

That is interesting

Sowmya said...

So refreshing, I make this with a tadka!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Really my kind of snack, so healthy and filling also

great-secret-of-life said...

So refreshing.. Cucumber taste great with peanuts

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Nice and refreshing salad Nithi :)

Divya A said...

Delectable salad and loved the plate's color :)

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Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy looking salad...

nayana said...

Must be very refreshing and cool....

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Priya Suresh said...

Interesting and very tempting salad.

Archana said...

My favourite.

Angie's Recipes said...

A delicious cucumber! Love the addition of peanuts.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Cucumber and peanuts should have been good combination. Freshness from the cucumber and crunchiness from the peanuts. Love it !!

foodgalleri said...

Refreshing & Healthy Salad.. Loveee it!!!

indianspicemagic said...

Simple and healthy salad.

Unknown said...

cooling salad! Nice!!!

Payal Singhal said...

Beautiful blog! Interesting recipe...looks good.

Top Cuisine avec Lavi said...

This salad looks perfect! Healthy and fresh!

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