Masala Kappalandi (Spicy Fried Peanuts)

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Masala Kappalandi (Spicy Fried Peanuts)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups kappalandi (peanut)

  • 3/4 cups kadalamavu

  • 1 tsp red chilly powder

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 pinch asafoetida powder

  • 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 3 tbsp water

  • 1 sprig curry leaves

  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil

  • 1 pinch salt to taste


  • Roast the peanuts well and keep aside
  • Take a bowl and add Kadalamavu, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida Powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and water
  • Mix well to make a thick batter
  • Masala is ready
  • Add peanuts to this masala and mix well
  • The batter should be thick and well coated on each peanut
  • Keep aside for half an hour
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep pan
  • Reduce heat to medium and fry masala coated peanuts until golden colour and crisp
  • Fry curry leaves in hot oil till crispy, Switch off the flame
  • Drain it using a paper towel,Sprinkle fried curry leaves over masala peanuts
  • Tasty Masala Kappalandi is ready