How to make Masala Moongphali -

A savoury snack...peanuts coated with gram flour batter,deep fried and sprinkled withspicy masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Peanuts (मूंगफली), Gram Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Masala Moongphali

Masala Moongphali Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Masala Moongphali Recipe

  • Peanuts 1 1/2 cups

  • Gram Flour 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking powder a pinch

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons


  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Place peanuts in a big bowl. Add besan, salt, turmeric powder, chaat masala, red chilli powder, baking powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder and mix. Sprinkle a little water so as to coat peanuts with the masala properly. Add two tablespoons of oil and mix again.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. When moderately hot, fry a few peanuts at a time till golden brown and crisp. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Sprinkle chaat masala and red chilli powder. Mix well. Cool and serve or store in an airtight container.

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