Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Masala Peanuts

Peanuts have high nutritional value. So, this masala peanuts is good in both ways for health and taste buds.

1) Peanuts( boiled) - 1cup
2) Onions - 1/2 cup chopped
3) Green chillies - 1 to 2
4) Coriander powder - 1tblsp
5) Chat masala powder - 1 tsp
6) Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
6) Oil - 2tblsp
7) Coriander leaves for garnish
8) Lime juice - 2tsp
10) Salt to taste

Pressure cook peanuts with required salt and keep it aside.

In a kadai, heat oil and add the chopped onions along with green chillies. Fry till golden brown,add the peanuts and fry it in medium high flame for about a minute. Bring back the flame to medium, add coriander powder, chat masala powder, red chilly powder and salt if needed. Cook for few more minutes till the water is absorbed. Garnish it with coriander leaves. Switch off the stove and add lime juice.

Hot masala peanuts is ready. Enjoy with your tea or just as a snack.

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