Go Back

Boiled Peanut Veg Raita – Instant Pot Peanut Condiment

This Boiled Peanut Veg Raita – Instant Pot Peanut Condiment has least possible ingredients with maximum flavor. It's so easy to make and comes together in minutes. Serve it as a side with Biryani, paratha or rice.
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 1/2 cup raw peanuts  (skinless or with skin)
  • 1 and 1/4 cup water (divided)
  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 and 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 and 1/4 tsp ground cumin      (jeera powder)
  • 1/4 tsp black salt/ rock salt (kaala namak)
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves, fresh (4 to 5 leaves) (pudina)
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, fresh (dhaniya ke patte)
  • 1/2 onion (1/2 cup chopped)
  • 1 tomato, medium (1 cup chopped)


  • Place the raw peanuts (with skin or skinless) in the inner pot.  Further add in one cup water to the inner pot. Close the lid on the instant pot and select manual. Pressure cook the peanuts for 15 minutes.
  • Let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes and then quick release the pressure. When the 10 minutes are up release the pressure, discard the water and keep the peanuts aside. Allow them to cool. If using a regular pressure cooker, cook the peanuts in one and a half cup water in a pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles. Turn off the heat and let the pressure release naturally. Discard the water.
  • When you are ready to assemble the raita, chop the mint leaves, cilantro leaves, onion, and tomato finely.
  • Put the yogurt in a medium sized bowl, add ¼ cup water and whisk it well until combined and smooth. Furthermore, add in salt, ground black pepper, ground cumin, black salt, and whisk well.
  • Add in boiled peanuts, chopped mint leaves, cilantro, onion, and tomatoes.
  • Stir gently. Adjust with more salt or spices as per your preference.
  • Serve this raita with biryani or paratha.
Keyword Easy Raita, Indian Raita, Indian Yogurt Dip, Instant Pot Peanuts, Peanut Raita, Veg Condiment, Veg Raita, Vegetable Peanut Raita, Vegetable Raita