Today was one of these days I wanted to devote to myself.. All were out, The household quite I was to have lunch by myself. Yes I am in those days totally, shamelessly selfish. I make one special thing just for myself. I wanted to mind my p’s today. So, there was pyjamas , pillows and more p S to follow. Watching a movie (totally by myself without having any disturbance is bliss) “The angry Indian goddess”- I missed the munch.
Pausing the movie for a while, I rummaged the cupboard for some.. Popcorn. Alas! there was none!!!!
The floating “Idea” cloud
But there was peanuts, and a big jar of mango pickle. Now, thats not quite fun to dip each peanut in the pickle to eat. Quite a daunting task. So there came the giant lightbulb right above my head ( picturise it please).
As the idea cloud floated in took out a mixing bowl and gave the peanuts a rub all over with the spicy masala of the home made south Indian style mango pickle. The oil from the pickle good enough to coat all over the peanuts and stick up the masala. Cranking up the heat on the oven and set to roast the peanut till crisp.
Currently, enjoying the warm tangy peanuts with the perfect spicy, tangy and engrossing movie. Now it’s your turn.
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Here is mixed nuts done the same way.
Movie night special
- 2 cups peanuts skinned
- 2 tbsp mango pickle masala
- Preheat the oven at 160 degrees.
- In a large mixing bowl, add in the peanuts and the mango pickle masala.
- Mix in the masala well in the peanuts and leave it for two minutes
- Place the peanuts as a even single layer on the baking tray.
- Bake the peanuts at this low oven temperature for about 12 minutes.
- Remove the baking tray and cool the peanuts for a while for them to turn crispy
- Enjoy with a cup of tea
- To store , cool the peanuts and place in a dry airtight bottle.
You can change the nuts you use and change them for pistachios, almonds or macadamia nuts.
Serving: 50gCalories: 1418kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 66gFat: 124gSaturated Fat: 21gPolyunsaturated Fat: 36gMonounsaturated Fat: 61gSodium: 757mgPotassium: 1718mgFiber: 22gSugar: 10g
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