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Peanut Salad served on a red plate

Indian Peanut Salad

This Indian style Peanut Salad is a very tasty, nutritious, and simple salad made with some very basic ingredients like soaked peanuts,  fresh shredded coconut, cucumber, carrots, and pomegranate.
Course Salad
Cuisine Indian
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 380kcal


  • 2 cups raw peanuts
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 5-6 finely chopped mint leaves
  • 1 finely green chili
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Salt as per taste


  • Wash and soak the peanuts in water for at least 6-8 hours or overnight.
  • Put the peanuts, salt, and water in a pan. Cover and cook for around 10-15 minutes. Discard water and allow the peanuts to reach room temerature. Remove the skin.
  • In a bowl put all the ingredients, toss well. Check and adjust the seasoning. Enjoy!


  • Removing the skin of peanuts is optional. You can also use peanuts with the skin.
  • If you like the taste of raw soaked peanuts, no need to cook it.


Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 541mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2235IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3mg