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Hot Peanut & Potato Salad

We are a totally vegetarian family, and I enjoy experimenting and creating recipes. In doing so I also ensure that these recipes are healthy, nutritious and look good. This Potato & Peanut salad is one of my creations

Peanut & Potato Salad (Serves 4)


5 medium sized potatoes (peeled and chopped)

20ml cooking oil

5ml cumin seeds

10ml sesame seeds

30ml chopped coriander

5ml salt

2 green/red chillis chopped

½ cup water

100ml nibbed peanuts

15ml lemon juice

45ml chopped coriander




  1. Heat oil in a large pot and add the cumin seeds, chilli and sesame seeds and allow to splutter, now add the 30ml chopped coriander.
  2. Add the potatoes, salt, water and allow to cook till potatoes are tender.
  3. Once the potatoes are soft add the peanuts and lemon juice and switch the stove off.
  4. Garnish with 45ml chopped coriander and serve with a cucumber raita.


Cucumber Raita


250ml plain fat-free yoghurt

45ml grated cucumber

5ml salt

5ml freshly ground pepper

3ml mustard powder

2ml sugar




  1. Mix all of the ingredients together and serve over the potatoes.



Comments: 2

  • Foodandthefab


    I like the sound of this! Will try mustard powder in the next raita I make.

  • Sous-Chef


    This does sound very tasty.

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