Monday, March 20, 2017

Sing & Kaju Bhujia | Crispy Peanut & Cashew Fritters

Ingredients
Peanuts - 1 cup,
Cashew - 1 cup,
For batter
Gram flour (chana aata/ besan) - 1/2 cup,
Rice flour - 1/4 cup,
Corn flour - 1/4 cup,
Garam masala - 2 tsp,
Chat masala - 2 tsp,
Salt - to taste,
Amchur(dry mango) powder - 2 tsp,
Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp,
Black salt - 3/4 tsp,
Red chilli powder - 2 tsp,
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp,
Asafoetida - 1/8 tsp,
Oil - 1/2 tsp,
Kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves) - 1/4 tsp,
Coriander and cumin powder - 1 tsp,
Dry ginger powder (sunth/ saunth) - 1/2 tsp,
Water - as per need.

Chat Masala - to sprinkle on top (optional),
Peanut oil - for frying.


Method
Wash and rinse peanuts and cashew.


In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients listed under the header of  "for batter" section above except water.


Mix well.

Now add cashew and peanuts into spices and flour mix.


Gradually add water and prepared smooth batter as per below image.


Heat oil on medium high heat and drop each peanut and cashew coated with batter. Fry till peanuts and cashew becomes crispy. Take out in a paper towel. Sprinkle chat masala on top. Mix well. Let it come to room temperature.

Notes
Store into an airtight container up to 15 - 20 days.
Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.
Cashew can be replaced by peanuts.