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Masala Peanuts

Baked chickpea coated peanuts

Besan Coated Peanut is made with peanuts, gram flour and spices. Traditionally, this is deep fried but here we have opted to bake it instead making it a healthy and guilt free snack.


Nutrition Information of Key Ingredients (WW points: 4 SP per serving)

*Note: Nutrition information may vary slightly. Nutritional information is negligible for all other ingredients


Serving size: 1/4 cup

Makes: 1.5 cups

Prep Time: 10 mins Bake Time: 13 - 15 mins


  1. Raw Peanuts - 1 cup

  2. Chick Pea Flour (Besan) - 5 tbsp

  3. Chilli powder - 1 tsp

  4. Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp

  5. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp

  6. Chaat Masala - 1.5 tsp

  7. Baking Soda - pinch

  8. Salt - to taste

  9. Cooking oil spray

Method of preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350F / 175C

  2. Combine the besan, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala, baking soda, salt and approx. 5 tbsp of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.

  3. Add the peanuts and mix well.

  4. Spread them over the baking tray.

  5. Lightly spray cooking oil on the peanuts.

  6. Bake the pieces for 15 minutes, until they're light golden brown.

  7. Cool completely before transferring them to an airtight bottle and store it at room-temperature for upto 10 days.

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