How To Make Masala Peanuts Recipe
Masala peanuts recipe is a south Indian snack item, which is very easy to prepare as it takes 15 minutes to prepare. You can serve these masala peanuts as a snack item with tea. You can store these masala peanuts for a week and it is a perfect snack item for kids.
• Peanuts – 1 cup(125g)
• Gram flour – 2 tablespoons
• Rice flour – 1 tablespoon
• Garam masala powder – 1 teaspoon
• Ginger – Garlic paste – ½ teaspoon
• Red chili powder – 1 tablespoon
• Asafetida – 1 pinch
• Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
• Oil for deep fry
• Salt to taste
• Switch on the stove and heat a pan.
• Then add enough oil to deep fry.
• Allow the oil to heat up; in the meanwhile prepare the mixture.
• Now take a mixing bowl and add a cup of peanuts into it.
• Then add 2 tablespoons of gram flour, a tablespoon of rice flour, a tablespoon of red chili powder, a teaspoon of Garam masala powder, a teaspoon of coriander powder, a pinch of Hing, ½ teaspoon of Ginger – Garlic paste and salt as per taste.
• Mix all the ingredients well.
• Then add enough water and make it like tight dough.
• If required add one more tablespoon of gram flour and make it as a tight dough.
• Drop small balls into the hot oil carefully and fry till the peanuts are golden brown in color under medium flame.
• Once one side of the peanuts turns golden brown, then turn over the peanuts to the other side and fry until golden brown as well.
• Once the fritters or peanuts have turned golden brown on both sides scoop them out with a drainer to drain the excess oil.
• Make sure that all the peanuts must get coated with gram flour.
• Fry all the peanuts under medium flame.
• Peanuts will get color change very fast under high flame whereas they absorb the oil under low flame, so it is very important to keep fry under medium flame evenly.
• Notice that these fried masala peanuts should make a sound when we shake the drainer.
• Spread a paper napkin on a plate and transfer the drainer into the plate layered with oil absorbing kitchen paper napkin.
• Finally, transfer the masala peanuts to a serving plate.
• Repeat the same process till the rest of the dough is done.
• These masala peanuts can be served as evening snacks.
• Serve the hot peanuts with tomato sauce or with any sauce of your choice.
• It keeps well for a week.
Serving size: 100g
• Total fat – 50g
• Sodium – 489mg
• Total carbs – 20g
• Dietary fiber – 10g
• Sugars – 4g
• Protein – 24g
• Vitamin C – 4%
• Calcium – 8%
• Iron – 39%