How to make Gado Gado -

A classic Indonesian salad made with green beans, potatoes and carrots drizzled with luscious peanut sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Vegetables, Peanuts (मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Indonesian

Course : Salads

Gado Gado

Gado Gado Recipe Card


Indonesian cuisine is one of the most flavourful, exciting and colourful cuisines in the world.  It is also diverse mainly because Indonesia is world’s largest archipelago composed as it is of approximately 6,000 populated islands.  It has more than 300 ethnic groups with that many cuisines. 
The variety in Indonesian cuisine is thanks to different influences. Like for example Sumatran cuisine has Middle Eastern and Indian influences whereas Javanese cuisine is mostly indigenous with a bit of Chinese influence. The cuisines of Eastern Indonesia are similar to Polynesian and Melanesian cuisine. 

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Gado Gado Recipe

  • Vegetables boiled, 1 inch batons 2 medium

  • Peanuts blanched, 1 inch pieces 15-20

  • Carrots blanched, 1 inch batons 2 medium

  • Cucumber cut into batons 1 medium

  • Bean sprouts 1 cup


  • Peanuts roasted 1 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 tablespoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind ingredients of the peanut sauce with one-fourth cup of water to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Place salad ingredients in a large bowl and add prepared peanut sauce.

Step 3

Toss well and refrigerate for twenty to thirty minutes.

Step 4

Serve chilled.

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