Masala peanut is a very popular tea time snack. The masala peanuts taste spicy and crispy. Also, the recipe of masala peanuts is very easy to follow and these crispy peanuts can be easily stored for a long time.
Method And Ingredients Used In Masala Peanut Recipe
The major ingredients used for making spicy and tasty peanuts are peanuts, gram flour, red chili powder, salt, asafetida and oil.
All the dry spices and gram flour are sprinkled on the peanuts and a few drops water is added just to make sure that peanuts get wrapped in the spices and flour. The peanuts are then deep fried in hot oil until golden red in color. The crispy peanuts are then served. A masala peanut recipe is one of the easiest recipes which does not require much time. Masala peanuts can be easily made in a microwave also.
Serving Masala Peanuts
Masala peanut dish is mostly relished with tea. Some people also pair it with various wines and beer. The crunchy taste of masala peanuts can also be enjoyed with a tomato or a coriander dip.
Nutritional Value Of Masala Peanuts
Peanuts are rich source of B vitamins. Folate is one of the B vitamins which help in preventing birth defects. Peanuts are also referred as store house of proteins. Masala peanut dish when made in microwave contains fewer calories than compared to peanuts made by deep frying. These crisp and spicy peanuts also provide fiber to the body.