- Peanuts – 1 cupGramflour (Kadala mavu) – 2 tbspRice powder – 1 tbspChillypowder – 1/2 tbspGarlic paste – 1/4 tspAsafoetida(Kayam) – 1 pinchCurryleaves – A few(torn into small pieces)Salt – 1/2 tspOil – for deep frying
Place peanuts in a microwave safe flat dish & microwave on high power for 1 minute.
Open the microwave oven and mix the peanuts well and return to microwave on high for another 1/2 a minute.
Remove the peanuts from the microwave and keep aside for cooling.
Meanwhile, take a bowl and put gramflour, rice flour, chilly powder, asafoetida, salt & garlic paste and mix well. Don`t add water.
Take the cooled peanuts. Sprinkle a few drops of water on them and mix with hand so the water coats the peanuts.
To this moist peanuts, add half of the gram flour mix, and mix well. Sprinkle a little more water and add the rest of the flour little by little.
All the peanuts should be coated well with moist flour mix. Don’t add lot of water . Otherwise the peanuts will stick together when frying.
Take a heavy bottomed pan and heat oil for deep frying.
When the oil is hot, reduce the flame and drop the peanuts in along with the torn curry leaves. Deep fry until golden brown stirring continuously. Drain on tissue paper. Tasty evening snack is ready.
Enjoy with a cup of hot tea!!!