1. Heat the butter in a pan. Add the peanuts and toss to coat in the melted butter. Add the garam masala and season lightly with black pepper. Drain on paper towels and set aside to cool.
2. Place the carrots, cucumber, atchar, spring onions and apricots in a large bowl.
3. Whisk the lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper together and pour over the salad.