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Masala Peanuts Recipe

Masala Peanuts is a tea-time snack in India. It is often made using Gram Flour batter, Indian spice, and raw Peanuts/Groundnuts.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting Time5 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Calories: 386kcal
Author: Harshad


  • 100 gm Peanuts (Singdana/Shengdana)
  • 3-4 tbsp Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1-1/2 tbsp Red Chili Powder (Lal Mirch Powder)
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder (Kali Mirch Powder) optional
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder optional
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi Powder)
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water as required


  • Get some Peanuts in a mixing bowl.
  • Add Gram Flour, Corn Flour, Red Chili Powder, Black Pepper Powder, Garam Masala Powder, Turmeric Powder, Salt, and Oil (2 tsp) to it.
  • Mix it well using a spoon.
  • Now, add Water to this mixture and prepare a thick batter to it.
  • Heat some Oil in a Kadai for deep-frying. Make sure the flame is not too high.
  • Fry the Peanuts in batches.
  • Take them out in a plate and sprinkle some Chaat Masala Powder on top.
  • Serve them with a hot cup of tea or store them in an air-tight container.



  • When you deep-fry peanuts in hot Oil, do not fry them till they are completely done. Remove them 5-10 seconds before they get the perfect color. The cooking process will continue even after you remove them in a plate.


Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1255IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 3.6mg