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FRIED MASALA PEANUTS

With Diwali just round the corner, it was time for me to start with my festive cooking. Have a long list planned, but for starters it was Fried masala peanuts.

This is what you’ll need

Raw shelled peanuts: 250gms

Chilli powder: 2tsp

Hing (asafoetida): 1tsp

Besan (gramflour): 3-4tbsp

Salt to taste

Curry leaves: Few

Oil for deep frying

Let’s get cooking

1. Wash the peanuts and drain out all the water.

2. To the wet peanuts except the oil, add the rest of the ingredients. Coat well.

3. Heat oil and fry the coated peanuts until dark brown.

4. In the same oil fry the curry leaves.

5. Crush and mix with the fried peanuts.

6. Cool and  store in an air tight container.

Approximate preparation and cooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

 

 

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