These masala spice coated peanuts are the perfect munchie to put out at a party or to keep around the house as a snack. The peanuts are covered in a savory blend of spices and a tasty batter and then baked. You won't be able to stop eating these things.

Baked Curry Peanuts [Vegan, Gluten-Free]



  • 1 cup roasted peanuts, unsalted and skinned
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 3 tablespoons rice flour
  • 2 teaspoons red chili powder
  • A pinch turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3-4 curry leaves, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 4 teaspoons water


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Line a medium baking tray with parchment paper.
  3. Combine the peanuts with all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  4. Add oil and water, one teaspoon at a time, and combine them with a fork until the batter clumps together around the peanuts.
  5. Transfer them to the prepared baking tray and use the fork to break the clumps up and spread it as evenly as you can.
  6. Bake them in the preheated oven at 425°F for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Stir and rotate the tray every 5 minutes and break up more clumps as you stir.
  8. Let them cool completely on the tray. If there are any uncooked clumps, put them back in the oven for a few minutes.
  9. Store them in an airtight container for 2 weeks.