Fresh Salad with Peanut Sauce

Fresh Salad with Peanut Sauce

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 8 hours

Cook: 0 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Salad

Type: Thai

Very refreshing, very tasty and the crunch is simply unbeatable


  • 2 1 cup + to line
  • Medium cucumber, cut into thin round slices 1
  • Whole green grams (mung), soaked overnight 1 cup
  • Peanut butter 2 tbsps
  • Garlic clove, finely chopped 1
  • Fresh red chilli, seeded and finely chopepd 1
  • Galangal, finely chopped 2 tsps
  • Tamarind water 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 2 tsps
  • Salt ¼ tsp


  • Pound together garlic, red chilli, galangal and peanut butter in a mortar-pestle to a thick paste.
  • Add tamarind water, sugar and salt and pound further. Add ¼ cup water and mix well.
  • Take iceberg lettuce, cucumber and green grams in a bowl. Add the peanut sauce and toss well.
  • Line a serving bowl with iceberg lettuce, put the salad over it and serve immediately.