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Mixed vegetable salad with peanut sauce

mixed vegetable salad with peanut sauce


Peanut sauce


1.Boil, steam or microwave carrot, potato, cauliflower and peas, separately, until just tender, drain. Rinse under cold water, drain.
2.Meanwhile, make peanut sauce. Using mortar and pestle, grind nuts until crushed finely, transfer to small bowl. Using mortar and pestle, crush garlic and onion into a coarse paste. Cook garlic mixture in oiled medium frying pan, stirring, 2 minutes. Add sugar, sauce, chilli, juice, water and coconut milk to pan, bring to the boil. Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, 3 minutes. Add nuts, simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
3.Place carrot, potato, cauliflower and peas in large bowl with cucumber, lettuce, sprouts and coriander, toss gently. Serve salad drizzled with peanut sauce.

The peanut sauce can be made in a food processor or blender instead of a mortar and pestle. You need about a quarter of a small cauliflower for this recipe.


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