Hosting a Diwali bash at home? The celebrations are incomplete without some tasty snacks. If you are preparing everything at home and looking for some easy snack recipes then you have landed on the right page. These besan coated peanuts are easy to make and are a great snack to munch on. The best part about preparing these munchies at home is that you only use a few ingredients to make it and these turn out to be delicious!

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These crunchy besan peanuts are the perfect snack choice with your Diwali special drinks.

Total Time :
30 min
Preparation Time :
10 min
Cooking Time :
20 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Tanya Malik


  • 2 Cup Raw Peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 100 Gram Besan Or Gram Flour
  • 1 Tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp Amchur Or Dry Mango Powder
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp Asafoetida
  • Pinch of Baking Soda
  • Black Pepper As Required


Step 1
In a big bowl, add gram flour, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds, salt, dry mango powder, asafoetida, baking soda and oil. Mix all the ingredients well.
Step 2
Soak raw peanuts in water for a few seconds and then strain it.
Step 3
Transfer these peanuts to the gram flour bowl and mix well.
Step 4
Add about 60 ml of water and mix again.
Step 5
Place this bowl of peanuts in the microwave for 5 minutes. Take out and seperate peanuts from each other.
Step 6
Next, place the peanut bowl in the microwave again and cook for 2 munutes. Repeating this for 1-2 times will make the peanuts crunchy.
Step 7

fried peanuts recipe

If you don't wish to cook it in the microwave, fry the gram flour coated peanuts in a kadhai till golden brown. Take off flame and serve.