Masala kadalai recipe | Fried spicy peanuts | Masala peanuts

Masala kadalai recipe | Fried spicy peanuts | Masala peanuts were prepared a by deep frying the peanuts after coating with gram flour, rice flour, chilly powder and salt. Peanuts are very healthy and available throughout the world. To know more details about peanuts click on peanut – Wikipedia

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Masala kadalai recipe – Ingredients:-
  • peanuts / groundnuts / nilakadalai – 1 cup
  • gram flour / besan / kadalai maavu – 2 tsp
  • rice flour / arisi maavu – 1 tsp
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder / manjal podi – 1/4 tsp
  • salt / uppu – to taste
  • ginger / inji – 1 inch piece
  • garlic / poondu – 6 cloves
  • green chilly / pachai milagai – 1
  • oil – for deep frying
Ginger, garlic and green chilly
Ginger, garlic and green chilly
Masala kadalai recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly grind green chilly, ginger and garlic to a fine paste adding one tea spoon of water.

Ground paste of ginger, garlic and green chilly
Ground paste of ginger, garlic and green chilly

2. Mean while take all the other ingredients besan, rice flour, red chilly powder turmeric powder and salt in a bowl.

Ingredients - gram flour, rice flour, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt
Ingredients – gram flour, rice flour, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt

3. Secondly mix all the ingredients along with peanuts without adding too much of water. Finally add rice powder, so that it will be crispy.

Peanuts mixed with masals
Peanuts mixed with masals

4. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying and put the masala coated peanuts one by one in oil and fry till it changes to golden brown colour.

Frying masala peanuts in oil
Frying masala peanuts in oil

5. Once it turns colour and fried well, remove from oil and keep it on a tissue.

Fried peanuts
Fried peanuts

6. You can also fry a few curry leaves and add which is optional. Store it in a container once it is cooled to room temperature.

Masala kadalai recipe | Fried spicy peanuts | Masala peanuts
Masala kadalai recipe | Fried spicy peanuts | Masala peanuts

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