BOILED PEANUTS IN MW OVEN

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Hi friends, Today very simple basic technique shared here.... Actually I thought to post this as my last post of 2012... But couldn't post at the time and started the 2013 with sweet... so now time for to post this one...




Little About Peanuts/Ground nuts
The peanut or Ground nut (Arachis hypogaea) is a species in the legume or bean family. The peanut was probably first domesticated and cultivated in the valleys of Paraguay. Boiled peanuts are in popular in some places where peanuts are common. Fully mature peanuts do not make good quality boiled peanuts; rather raw or green ones are used. It can be many variations like Peanut oil, Peanut flour and Peanut butter for cooking process. Boiled Peanuts are a popular snack in the southern United States, as well as in India, China and West Africa.

Benefits 

  • Boiled Peanuts containing mono unsaturated fats and have health benefits such as asthma control and a reducing risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease and breast cancer.
  • It contains Resveratrol which is closely associated with the reduction of cardiovascular disease.
  • It contains folic acid.
  • It can lower LDL or bad, Cholesterol levels and maintain HDL, or good, cholesterol levels.
  • Flavonoids and Iso flavonoids are powerful anti oxidants to prevent heart diseases, cancer and diabetes.
  • It provides vitamins and minerals. 

Category
Snack
Regional
Indian & US
Preparation Time
 2 Minutes
Cooking Time
20 Minutes
Servings
4-5


INGREDIENTS
Raw shelled peanuts/ground nuts - 1/2 kg
Salt - 3/4 Tsp
Water - As required



METHOD

  • First wash  the peanuts in the running tap water to remove sand from it. Repeat the process if still sand presents.
  • Put the peanuts in the microwave proof bowl, add salt and water and keep it in the MW Oven for 20 Minutes on high power and check after 15 minutes whether its cooked or not.

  • Drain the water from the bowl and serve it...





13 comments:

  1. Great tip of boiling peanuts at home ... I love them .. We buy from street vendors but now I will try at home :-)

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  2. my favorite snack!! can munch on these delicious ones!!!!
    Sowmya
    Ongoing Event - SYF&HWS - Ginger

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  3. Very useful post Viji, I love boiled peanuts sooooo much..Hey andha guess enachu pa?

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  4. This is my fav time pass n I luv peanut sundal more...haven't tried MW method, sounds easy!

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  5. I love this boiled peanuts, love the way you prepared them through MW.Well done Sis.

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  6. Wow !!! Best all time muncher...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  7. Lovely tips to boil peanuts, just love it. Well done bon.

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  8. these peanuts r so yummy and delicious. i can munch on them whole day
    next time i m trying this

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  9. Never tried doing this in the microwave..

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