Nut crackers / Spicy peanuts

Hi, friends today I am sharing the Spicy peanuts recipe. This is very tasty and mouthwatering snacks. Whenever I go for trips I take nut crackers with me for the journey.

Ingredients –

  1. Peanuts – 1 cup
  2. Besan /gram flour – 4 tsp
  3. Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  4. Amchur (mango) powder – ½ tsp
  5. Garam masala – ½ tsp
  6. Vegetable Oil
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Method –

  • Wash peanuts and soak in water for at least 5-6 hours. Make sure all the peanuts are completely immersed in the water.
  • After 5-6 hours drain off water from peanuts.


  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt to taste, amchur powder, vegetable oil – 1 tsp, besan, and soaked peanuts and mix all together.
  • Make sure to coat the peanuts evenly over it.


  • Heat oil in the pan / kadai on medium flame.
  • Put handful of peanuts and add one at a time in heated oil, so that they do not stick together.
  • Fry the peanuts on medium flame till they become light brown.


  • Take the peanuts out in a separate container, if you want you can sprinkle chaat masala and red chili powder on the fried peanuts and mix well.
  • Serve warm with masala tea or allow the roasted peanuts to cool before storing in a container.

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