Gado Gado

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Salad Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 gm - potatoes
  • 100 gm - French beans
  • 100 gm - cauliflower
  • 1 carrot peeled cut into juliennes (match sticks)
  • 1/2 cup - snow peas
  • one and a half cups - bean sprouts
  • 1 small white cabbage
  • 1 small cucumber
  • For dressing:
  • 5 tbsp- peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp - shelled, roasted, coarsely crushed peanuts
  • 1 fresh red chilli finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed fine
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • 1 lemon juice extracted
  • 1 cup - water
  • salt to taste

How to Make Gado Gado

  • Halve or quarter potatoes, as desired.
  • Boil in salted water for 7-8 minutes.
  • Drain, put in cold water immediately.
  • Drain keep aside.
  • Chop cucumber into chunks, keep aside.
  • Dip carrot in chilled water, drain, keep aside.
  • Clean, string, break other vegetables to big chunks.
  • Boil in salted water for 5 minutes.
  • Drain, put in cold water, drain, keep aside.
  • Mix together all vegetables, sprouts, keep a portion of each aside, for topping.
  • In a large platter, pile on the mixed vegetables.
  • Pile mounds of each of the portions kept separate into a border.
  • Make a hollow in centre of vegetables.
  • For dressing:
  • Beat peanut butter to become soft, add water, mix in and beat to a smooth paste.
  • Add all other ingredients, mix well.
  • Drizzle half over salad, put other half in a small bowl.
  • Place bowl in centre hollow.
  • Serve cold.