Spicy Roasted Peanuts/Congress Kadalekai Bija

  • Peanuts/Groundnuts: 1 cup
  • Turmeric:  1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida/Hing:  2 pinch
  • Pepper powder:  1/2  tsp
  • Chilly Powder:  3/4  tsp
  • Oil- 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt: to taste
  • Dry roast the peanuts till the skin turns to light brown, transfer it to a plate.
  • Gently rub it to remove the skin & Split it to halves.
 Note: After roasting and removing the skin Peanuts should appear white, Excess roasting of Peanuts can give a bitter taste.

  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add Asafoetida & turmeric.
  • Add peanuts, stir.
  • Turn off the flame.
  • Add chilly powder, pepper powder & salt, mix well.
  • Adjust seasoning to your taste.
  • Let it cool & store in an airtight container.
  • Serve it with coffee/tea or add with churumuri for regular users and people would love to have it as side snack with the Hot drinks.

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Mrs K said...

ummm I love masala peanuts,these will be such a wonderful addition to the snacks served with the drinks:)!!!

Treat and Trick said...

Spicy and crunchy! It's my favorite too...

Swathi said...

Love masala peanuts this looks awesome

Binys Recipes said...

great timepass.....wow

Namitha said...

Love them..just curious about the name you called it..you know why it is called like that?

Priya Suresh said...

Spicy and crunchy masala peanuts, feel like munching some..

aipi said...

Yummy..i never say no to them :)

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Love2cook Malaysia said...

I love this kinda peanuts! Looks super yummy ya ;)

Kitchen Boffin said...

wow! my favourite.. i love to munch these while reading.. looks yummy..

Padhu Sankar said...

Yummy snack

Uma said...

perfect snack to binge..

Madhura Manoj said...

There is a saying that during a speech Gandhiji said the that groundnuts are the poor man's almonds.
Since Gandhiji was the supporter of congress party, so people named the roasted spicy groundnut with the name congress kadalekai (groundnuts).I am not sure if its real or not.

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious to snack on looks yummy

mamtc said...

I had tagged u in my blog, would like you to take the ball around rolling.

dsdsds said...

I love this snack.. I remember my mom making this whenever we make a trip to the marina beach... she would add mango when in season.. awesome!

meghana said...

thx for sharing this, i tried it came out very good.....

Santosh Bangar said...

crunchy munchy groundnut spicy perfect for tea break

Sunitha said...

Interesting name and I figured out from your comment how it originated. Fascinating. Nice recipe.

Sarah Naveen said...

Simply delicious..love this..

Spices Manufacturer Jaipur said...

Wow, what a picture, i can guess how much delicious this food is..

Nice Receipe.. I will do it.

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ranjitha said...

wow sakathagide......really delecious

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