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peanut masala recipe | masala groundnut | besan masala peanuts with detailed photo and video recipe. crisp and tasty besan or chickpea flour coated masala groundnuts, served ideally as tea time snack or starters. basically the recipe is a haldiram style spicy masala peanuts which can be easily a favourite snack for kids and adults. it takes hardly few minutes to prepare and can be stored for weeks in an air tight container.
peanut masala recipepeanut masala recipe | masala groundnut | besan masala peanuts with step by step photo and video recipe. peanuts have many use cases and can be used in myriad ways one a day to day basis, which includes curries, chutneys and snack. moreover, peanuts are essential in many cuisines and are used as a base for marathi cuisine. peanut masala recipe is one such recipe which is a popular tea time snack common across many cuisines.

as i previously mentioned, there are numerous recipes and dish prepared using peanut or groundnut, either used as a main ingredient or as a supporting ingredient. having said that, peanut masala is a simple snack prepared with peanut as the main ingredient. in other words, groundnut is coated with spiced chickpea, rice flour and corn flour coating which is later deep fried till it holds the crisp shape. i personally like this way of preparing masala groundnut, but there are other ways as well preparing it. the other popular way is to serve peanuts with onion and tomatoes topped with spice powder and lemon juice. it is also known as raja masala or raja special or masala kadlekayi. it is popular in karnataka and it is mainly served in restaurants as starters or appetisers. but this post mainly deals with coated masala groundnut recipe.

masala groundnut

the recipe is extremely simple to prepare yet few tips and variation for this crisp and easy peanut masala recipe. firstly, while preparing the spice coating using the flours, add the water in a small quantity so that it becomes a lump and stick to peanuts. we do not want a thin batter here and it has to be a thick paste. secondly, i have added baking soda to the spice coating which is not a mandatory option. and if you do not wish to add it can be ignored safely. also deep fry these peanuts in a low flame so that it gets cooked evenly. otherwise, the outer layer may get cooked faster with peanuts still raw at the inside. lastly, store these masala groundnuts in an airtight container for a better shelf life and remains fresh for a month.

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peanut masala recipe
peanut masala recipe | masala groundnut | besan masala peanuts
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

easy peanut masala recipe | masala groundnut | besan masala peanuts

Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 cup
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ML)
  • ½ cup gram flour / besan
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • pinch baking soda optional
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cup 350 grams peanuts / groundnuts
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 3 tbsp water
  • oil for deep frying
  • ½ tsp chaat masala optional
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ½ cup besan, 2 tbsp rice flour and 2 tbsp corn flour.
  2. also add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp ginger garlic paste, pinch baking soda and ½ tsp salt.
  3. mix well making sure all the spices are combined well.
  4. further, add 2 cup skinned peanuts and 2 tsp oil.
  5. mix well, oil helps to coat peanuts with masala.
  6. further, add 2 tbsp of water and mix well.
  7. add 1-2 tbsp of more water in batches till the peanuts are coated well with besan.
  8. furthermore, add a tsp of rice flour and give a mix. this helps to separate peanuts.
  9. deep fry in hot oil or bake at 180-degree celsius for 20 minutes.
  10. stir occasionally and fry on low to medium flame.
  11. sprinkle ¼ tsp chaat masala and mix well. this helps to enhance the flavour.
  12. finally, enjoy crunchy masala peanuts or store in an airtight container for a month.

how to make peanut masala with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take ½ cup besan, 2 tbsp rice flour and 2 tbsp corn flour.
    peanut masala recipe
  2. also add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp ginger garlic paste, pinch baking soda and ½ tsp salt.
    peanut masala recipe
  3. mix well making sure all the spices are combined well.
    peanut masala recipe
  4. further, add 2 cup skinned peanuts and 2 tsp oil.
    peanut masala recipe
  5. mix well, oil helps to coat peanuts with masala.
    peanut masala recipe
  6. further, add 2 tbsp of water and mix well.
    masala groundnut
  7. add 1-2 tbsp of more water in batches till the peanuts are coated well with besan.
    masala groundnut
  8. rest for 5 minutes making sure spices are absorbed well.
    masala groundnut
  9. furthermore, add a tsp of rice flour and give a mix. this helps to separate peanuts.
    masala groundnut
  10. deep fry in hot oil or bake at 180-degree celsius for 20 minutes.
    besan masala peanuts
  11. stir occasionally and fry on low to medium flame.
    besan masala peanuts
  12. fry till the foams in oil disappears completely and peanuts turn golden and crisp.
    besan masala peanuts
  13. drain off the fried peanuts onto kitchen paper.
    besan masala peanuts
  14. sprinkle ½ tsp chaat masala and mix well. this helps to enhance the flavour.
    besan masala peanuts
  15. finally, enjoy crunchy peanut masala or store in an airtight container for a month.
    masala groundnut

notes:

  • firstly, adding corn flour is optional, however, it makes besan coating crisper.
  • also, the same recipe can be used to make masala cashew or masala almonds.
  • additionally, add a drop of red food colour for bright red colour in masala peanuts.
  • finally, fry the peanut masala on low flame for more crunchy bites.

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