Air Fryer Masala Peanuts – Spicy Peanuts (Fried+Baked Version too) extremely popular Indian snack using chickpea flour & spices. Must for Indian parties, cocktails or teatime. Glutenfree+ vegan #indiansnack
Masala Peanuts is literally one of the MOST Popular Indian snack recipes! Be it a tea-coffee break, drinks party, weddings or just friends hanging in together, this snack is always in demand.
So, here’s my Air Fryer Masala Peanuts – Spicy Peanuts recipe to make it even more often and in an easier/quick way. I’m also detailing the Fried + Baked Peanuts version too.
If you are a constant visitor or reader of my blog, you know our love for snacks and I’m constantly looking at ways to make them even more healthier and quick.
So this Air Fryer Masala Peanuts – Spicy Peanuts Air Fryer version is literally on repeat all Festive Season-long or I should say winter long.
What are Air Fryer Masala Peanuts & Ingredients:
They are peanuts mixed in chickpea flour, spice batter and then air-fried to a crispy coated consistency. The ingredients are:
Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Rice Flour (Chawal ka Atta) this is optional and is added for extra crunchiness.
Red Chili Powder
Mango Powder (this gives it a tangy flavor) can be skipped)
Oil for Air frying or frying (depending on the version you choose)
Process to Make Air Fryer Masala Peanuts – Spicy Peanuts
Once the ingredients are there, you only need 10 minutes to make this recipe.
We start by mixing peanuts, flour, and spices in a bowl.
Then sprinkle some water + oil and mix everything till peanuts are nicely coated with the mix (as shown below).
Then we Air Fry, Fry or Bake the Masala Peanuts as per our choice of cooking version.
That’s it, once cooked, just let cool for few minutes and serve fresh.
air fryer masala peanuts process
Once the peanuts are completely cooled, they can be stored in an air-tight jar for a month.
Air Fryer Masala Peanuts
I usually eat them right out of the box but sometimes it’s served with thinly chopped onions, green chilies and a dash of lemon for an extra kick.
Infact they make a great pair when served with a hot beverage or along with lemony drinks.
So, go ahead and try these Air Fryer Masala Peanuts – Spicy Peanuts (Fried+Baked Version too) soon and enjoy with your loved ones.
You can serve them with any choice of beverage or as a side for gameday parties or get-togethers.