This is another version of the Masala Peanuts Ive posted earlier. We used to buy this version from Chennai Nilgiris. Used to love to have it with my evening Tea/Coffee. Since we dont get anything like this here in this corner of the world, I make it myself now. :)
Roasted Peanuts: 1 kg
Oil: 2 tbsp
Chilly Powder: 2 tbsp
Pepper Powder: 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida: 1/4 tsp
Garlic Powder: 1 tsp (optional)
Salt: as required
You can either buy roasted peanuts or you can roast raw peanuts in a kadai on medium heat till they are done. Keep stirring while you roast it and make sure not to burn it.
Remove the skin of the roasted peanuts.
Now heat the oil in a kadai.
Lower the flame and add all the masala powders, asafoetida and stir.
(Sometimes I add garlic powder, sometimes I don't- its totally upto you)
Add the peanuts and keep stirring till the peanuts is coated properly with the masala.
Add required salt and mix again.
Take off fire.
Once cool, store in airtight containers.