Saturday, March 25, 2023



Today's recipe is for an easy to make yet tasty salad made with carrots and peanuts. This is a refreshing addition to the lunch menu for a summer day.

Carrots have numerous health benefits including having a wealth of anti-oxidants and being rich in beta-carotene,

Elsewhere in this blog, you will find other recipes made with carrots, such as:-

The addition of peanuts ( commonly called Groundnuts in India) adds to the crunch and the taste of today's salad.


  • Carrots, 3 or about 250 gms
  • Peanuts, 1/4 cup
  • Small- sized Onion, 1 
  • Green Chillies, 2
  • Fresh Coconut Gratings, 2 tbsp
  • Coriander Leaves, 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 a Lemon 

Wash, peel and grate the carrots
Dry roast the peanuts. Allow this to cool then de-skin the peanuts
Chop the onion 
Finely chop the green chillies and coriander leaves

In a bowl mix together the finely chopped onions, green chillies,  roasted and de-skinned peanuts and a little salt. Mix well. 
To this add the grated carrots, fresh coconut gratings, and chopped coriander leaves and mix well 
Check for salt and adjust as required
Lastly, sprinkle the juice of half a lemon on the salad
Transfer the Carrot and Peanut Salad to a serving bowl

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