Nearly everyone loves peanuts (groundnuts). In India, one finds beaches and marketplaces dotted with pushcart peanut vendors, roasting salted, shelled peanuts in hot sand and selling them in little newspaper cones to eager buyers. Such a delight to eat, peanuts are brain food – great for children and adults alike.
When peanuts are coated with aromatic spices and deep-fried, they become irresistible. The commingled flavors of rice, chickpeas, cumin, asafoetida, curry leaves and chilies brings out such a heavenly aroma as you deep-fried them, that you will find yourself drooling. The peanuts will disappear in minutes! Do make and enjoy.