How to make Batter Fried Mixed Nuts - A treat of fried nuts served hot sprinkled with chaat masala

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Main Ingredients : Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम), Cashewnuts (काजू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Batter Fried Mixed Nuts

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Batter Fried Mixed Nuts checkout Masala Nuts, Almond Cookies, Granola Bars, Almond Cranberry Muffins . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Mushroom Stuffed Tawa Samosas , Fried Bangda, Basi Roti Churi, Sabudana Chakli.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Batter Fried Mixed Nuts Recipe

  • Almonds 15-20

  • Cashewnuts 15-20

  • Peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 cup

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Soda bicarbonate 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Dry roast almonds, cashewnuts and peanuts separately for three to four minutes or till crisp. In a large bowl combine gram flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, soda bicarbonate and salt.

Step 2

Add enough water to make a thick batter and whisk till smooth. Add the roasted nuts in the batter and mix. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry the nuts, one by one, till crisp and golden brown.

Step 3

Remove with a slotted spoon and drain onto an absorbent paper. Sprinkle chaat masala and serve.