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Masala Peanuts in Microwave
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
This recipe is very easy to prepare when you want to eat a crunchy snack for the evening along with tea or coffee. It takes only 10 minutes to prepare with just 1tbsp of oil.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: masala peanuts
Servings: 4
Author: Pavani
  • Peanuts/Groundnuts-1cup
  • Gram flour-1/2cup
  • Red chili powder-1/2tsp
  • Gram masala-1/2tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/2tsp
  • Amchur powder-1/2tsp
  • Baking soda a pinch
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil-1tbsp
  1. Take a bowl, pop the gram flour into it. Add salt, red chilli powder, gram masala, coriander powder, amchur powder, baking soda, asafoetida. Mix all the ingredients nicely.

  2. Add water in peanuts. The level of water should be more than that of peanuts. And strain them immediately.

  3. Now add these wet peanuts in the gram flour and mix them. Stir them continuously so that the peanuts are well coated with the gram flour.

  4. Add little amount of water around 1-2 tsp. Mix the Peanuts well so that it is coated with gram flour. Add 1tbsp of oil and mix again.

  5. Place the peanuts in microwave safe plate and spread them nicely. Place the tray in the microwave.

  6. Microwave them for 4 minutes on maximum power. Now take the tray out and separate the peanuts using spoon or spatula and turn them.

  7. Again, microwave for 1more minute on maximum power (depending on the individual microwave we have to adjust the timing, so please check your microwave timings).

  8. Take out and allow them to cool and enjoy with tea or coffee.