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Masala Peanuts
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Masala Peanuts | Peanuts Pakora | Kadala Pakoda

Masala peanuts is one great evening snack made with peanuts , besan flour and few other spces. It goes well with Chai.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • 1 cup Roasted Peanuts
  • ¼ cup Besan Flour or Chickpea flour
  • 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • Salt as needed
  • Water as needed
  • ¼ tsp Hing
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • Oil for deep frying

To Crush or grind

  • 8 clove Garlic
  • ½ ts[ Fennel Seeds
  • 1 spring Curry Leaves


  • In a blender add in the garlic with skin, Fennel seeds, and Curry leaves and pulse it twice. In a big bowl add the roasted peanuts.
  • To this add the blended garlic and fennel paste, Chilli powder, Salt, Gram Flour, and Rice flour.
  • Next, add Hing and Baking soda. Mix everything well and then sprinkle water little by little and make it as a dry paste.
  • In the pan heat oil for deep frying once the oil is hot add in the peanuts and fry till golden brown in a medium flame.
  • Drain in paper towels after deep frying. Serve as a snack


· While dropping peanuts in oil for deep frying don’t drop as a cluster, separate it and fry.
· You can add red food color if you prefer. But it is not advisable for kids.
· Don’t make the paste watery. Else it will drink more oil for deep frying.
Keyword Kadala Pakoda, Masala Peanuts, Peanuts Pakora
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