Masala Peanuts Recipe

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.

Ingredients required:

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

Preparation method:

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.

Tasty, crispy and Delicious Masala Peanuts are ready to serve now

Serving Suggestion:

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.

Nutrition facts:

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%

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