Fried Peanut Crunchies


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Note: add water a little at a time, since the coating paste should be quite thick.
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Fried Peanut Crunchies recipe - How to make Fried Peanut Crunchies


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1 cup peanuts
3/4 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp rice flour (chawal ka atta)
1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp coarsely crushed cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tbsp hot oil
1 pinch of citric acid
salt to taste
1/4 cup water (approx.)
oil to deep fry


  1. Mix all ingredients well, except peanuts.
  2. Add peanuts, coat them evenly with mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  4. Take a lumpful, drop coated nuts individually in hot oil.
  5. Drop enough to use all oil.
  6. Fry on medium heat, till light golden.
  7. Drain, place on absorbent paper to soak excess oil.
  8. Separate any nuts stuck together.
  9. When cool, store in airtight jars.
  10. Serve with drinks, cocktails or as anytime snacks.

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This recipe was contributed by nono_yes on 09 Apr 2002

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