CONGRESS KADALEBEEJA-SPICY ROASTED PEANUTS

Kadale beeja/Peanuts are very rich in protein.  They have high nutritional values and dietary fibre too.  Some of them experience allergy to peanuts.

Kadale beeja/Peanuts are widely used in many recipes in many forms.  One of them is spicy snack Congress Kadlebeeja.

Congress kadalebeeja/spicy roasted peanuts is a popular Karnataka style spicy roasted peanuts. It is very easy to prepare at home. This is a healthy and mouth watering spicy snacks. Best served with a cup of coffee or tea.  Preparing these spicy peanuts is very easy but you need to have patience while roasting the peanuts.

 

 

Ingredients :

Kadalebeeja/Peanuts                      1 cup

Chilli Powder                                    ¼  tsp

Pepper Powder                                ¼ tsp

Oil                                                       1 tsp

Turmeric                                            1/5 tsp

Hing/asafoetida                               1/5 tsp

Curry Leaves                                    2 stalks

Sugar powder                                  1 pinch

 

Method :

Take a pan dry roast peanuts/Kadalebeeja till its brown in medium flame.  Allow to cool.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Take a cloth cover or a towel put roasted peanuts/Kadalebeeja into it.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Lightly tap with a wooden hand or rub briskly to de-skin.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Now remove all the husk and take out split roasted peanuts/Kadalebeeja and keep aside.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Take a pan put oil into it and heat it.

Add add curry leaves and fry for 1-2 mins.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Add hing.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Add turmeric, chilli powder and pepper powder.  Mix well.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Now add roosted peanuts/Kadalebeeja, sugar powder into it and mix well.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Squeeze curry leaves into powder and mix well.  Rub with the help of your hand to mix well.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Congress peanuts/Kadalebeeja is ready.  You can have it with a cup of coffee or tea.

Store in an air tight container to retain cripsyness.

Congress Kadalebeeja/Spicy Roasted Peanuts

Tips :

Peanuts/Kadalebeeja  should be roasted well till it is brown.   Else you will not get grispy Congress peanuts/Kadalebeeja. It should not be over roasted or undone.  Avoid burning too, as this gives bitter taste.  Your skill lies here.  You can also roast peanuts in microwave oven but I will not suggest to use it.  If you want more spicy you can add more chilli and pepper powder.  You can add amchur powder to get additional taste.

 

 

Shyla Nagesh

http://brahmin.kitchen

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