How to make Masala Nuts

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Garlic Powder (लहसुन का पावडर), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Masala Nuts Recipe Card

Masala Nuts

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Gruyere Cheese Souffle, Matar Naralachi Ussal, Vegetable Wontons, Spinach-Paneer Omelette.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Nuts Recipe

  • Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Onion powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Almonds 1/4 cup

  • Cashewnuts 1/4 cup

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Deep-fry almonds and cashewnuts individually on medium heat till golden and crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper.

Step 3

To prepare spice mix, combine castor sugar, garlic powder, chilli powder, onion powder, chaat masala and salt in a bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Sprinkle some spice mixture over warm fried nuts and mix well. Set aside to cool.

Step 5

Serve or store in an airtight container.