Deep Fried Spicy Peanuts (Masalakappalandi)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 250 g - peanuts
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - water
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves (optional)
  • 200 g - oil
  • Spice powder:
  • 3/4 tsp - red chilli powder or 1/2 tsp - Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - hing (asafetida)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp - salt
  • Mix all the spice ingredients together and keep aside.

How to Make Deep Fried Spicy Peanuts (Masalakappalandi)

  • Mix peanuts with salt.
  • Sprinkle 1 tsp water and mix well.
  • Keep aside for 20 - 25 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Reduce heat to medium and fry peanuts in batches (till golden colour). Drain and place on kitchen paper to absorb excess oil.
  • After frying each batch of peanuts, mix spice powder (1/2 tsp for each batch) while the peanuts are still hot. Sprinkle deep fried curry leaves over it (optional). Serve with Tea / Coffee.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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