Orange and Peanut Salad

Chennaites are going through a punishing weather these days. I am drinking gallons of water and juice to beat the heat :) Sometimes I also include fruit salads to this list.

What about a salad which is a bit spicy and crunchy? Would be an amazing combination right? I loved it completely when I prepared it for first time. Give it a try and I am sure you'll like it.

Basic Information:

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 2


Ingredients:

Oranges - 2 nos, skin and seeds removed, sliced
Unsalted peanuts - 1/3 cup, roasted and skin removed
Onion - 1/4 cup, chopped
Lemon juice - 1 teaspoon
Olive oil - 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon, crushed
Dry red chilli - 2 nos, crushed
Red chilli powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander leaves - 3 strings, finely chopped
Salt - A small pinch (optional)

Method:

1) Mix, oranges slices, peanuts and onion in a mixing bowl or wide plate or whichever is convenient to you.
2) Add lemon juice, olive oil, cumin seeds, dry red chilli, red chilli powder and toss well. Make sure all the ingredients are mixed well.
3) Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve this dish.


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23 comments:

Uma, I love the salad recipe. I will make it ASAP because I love oranges and I am too fond of peanuts. I love the photos that you phase posted. So orange and colorful. Thanks for sharing.

Great combo and taste..colorful.

Yum...looks so refreshing. M tempted

lovely salad looks wonderful

Very innovative n different combination of salad...

Quiet healthy and delicious salad !! lovely one !!

Ongoing event
CC:Spring Seasonal Food

Looks perfect and colourful :)
http://lavanyasrecipes.blogspot.com/

Colorful and healthy salad...Great...

healthy and yummy salad..beautifully presented!!
Spicy-Aroma

THats a very healthy crunchy n refreshing salad recipe Uma

Uma u just read my mind ! Was in Chennai for 7 days last week and my water intake was alarming. Nice crunchy and refreshing salad


Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

grogeous click n unique combo.. yumm refrsehing looking salad..

wow thats really healthy salad...love the peanut twist.

A refreshing salad...A nice fusion of tang, spice and crunch

Healthy, colorful and delicious salad

Yummy salad, looks awesome :-)

Omg, super tempting salad, simply loved the addition of peanuts..Can imagine how this salad will be delicious and nutty..

Simple and interesting salad.quite refreshing

Refreshing and crunchy salad.

Healthy and Crunchy salad,uma :)

Wow Uma, love love this salad. I know what I am going with those oranges in my refrigerator tomorrow. Looks superb.

loved the idea of the recipe....sounds very interesting and i'm thinking u cud try diff fruits too ....pics r gr8 as always :-)

Regards,
Manju
http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com

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