How to make Masala Peanuts -

Chatpata and masaledar peanuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Peanuts (मूंगफली), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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For more recipes related to Masala Peanuts checkout Peanut Chaat, Fried Peanuts, Peanut Chaat, Peanut Tikki . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Vellappam Pepper Chicken Chilgoza Paneer Spicy Ganthia

Masala Peanuts

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Peanuts Recipe

  • Peanuts 100 grams

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic 2 large

  • Rice flour 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala 1/4 teaspoon

  • Baking soda a pinch

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Chop garlic finely and put in a bowl.

Step 2

Add peanuts, gram flour, rice flour, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and baking soda and mix well.

Step 3

Add a little water and mix well. Deep fry these peanuts in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Sprinkle chaat masala and serve hot.

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