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Besan Coated Peanuts


Besan Coated Peanut is a Jain recipe which is made with the amalgamation of peanuts with gram flour. It is a typical and common peanut recipe however here, we have made it in a Jain style. Indeed, even without using onions and garlic, these peanuts make a delectable snack recipe. So, all the Jains would now be able to appreciate this common peanuts recipe without mulling over the ingredients used. This easy-to-make recipe can be made at home to alleviate your odd hunger pangs.

2 cup raw peanuts
100 gm black gram flour ( sattu)
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric
1 1/2 teaspoon dry mango powder
1 cup water
2 tablespoon refined oil
black pepper as required
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
3 pinches baking soda
1/2 teaspoon asafoetida

Step 1
To start with, take a deep bowl and add gram flour, chili powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds, salt, dried mango powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder, baking soda and 1 tbsp refined oil. Mix well and keep it side.

Step 2
Add raw peanuts in a water and then, after 20 seconds strain it. Transfer the peanuts to the bowl containing gram flour mixture. Add 60 ml of water and mix well. Lastly, add the remaining oil and mix well.

Step 3
Place the bowl in the microwave and cook for 5 minutes. When done, gently separate the peanuts from each other and then microwave again for 2 more minutes. Do this for about 5 times in the similar way to make the peanuts get the crunchy texture.

Step 4
When done, remove and store in a jar or serve it immediately.