Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Teatime Snack
Prep Time: 5 mins | Cooking Time: 10 mins | Serves: 2
Peanut / Groundnut - 1 cup
Besan flour / Kadalai Maavu - 1/4 cup plus 1 tblspn
Rice flour - 2 tblspn
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp, optional
Garlic crushed - 1 1/2 tsp
Water - as required
Salt - to taste
Curry leaves - a sprig
Oil - to deep fry
If you are using raw peanut, slightly roast them for 2 mins in low to medium flame.
In a large mixing bowl, take peanuts. Add gram flour, rice flour, chillli powder, asafoetida, crushed garlic, curry leaves and salt to this and combine everything together.
Sprinkle little water and mix it till all the peanuts are properly coated with the masala.
Heat oil over medium flame, add in the coated peanuts and fry till it is done.
- It may be soft immediately after frying and will taste good once cooled.
- Do not coat with too much flours.
- Adding crushed garlic and curry leaves will add a nice flavor to the peanut.
- Rice flour is added to make it crispy. Too much of rice flour will make it hard.
|First slightly roast the peanuts and crush the garlic|
|In a large mixing flour, combine everything together except the oil|
|Sprinkle little water and mix it. Make sure all the peanuts are coated with the flours|
|Heat oil over medium flame and deep fry till it is done|