Roasting your own peanuts is fun and easy especially when you have a microwave.
Peanuts or groundnuts ,also known as shengdana in marathi play an important role in maharshtrian cooking,especially during fasting or upvaas.
Roasted peanuts are deshelled and then are ground to a powder know as shengdana koot in marathi.Roasting your own peanuts is fun and easy especially when you have a microwave.
Peanuts or groundnuts ,also known as shengdana in marathi play an important role in maharashtrian cooking,especially during fasting or upvaas.
Roasted peanuts are deshelled and then are ground to a powder know as shengdana koot in marathi
Roasted peanuts have a more intense flavor than raw peanuts and make ideal snacks for parties, seasonal events, and even for adding to some recipes. Follow these simple steps to roast your own peanuts at home. Enjoy.
1)Place peanuts or groundnuts in a microwave safe bowl or flat baking tray or cookie sheet .take a dish which has a bigger circumference so that peanuts are spread wide across the dish and will get roasted evenly
2.Now select microwave at HIGH microwave power and place the bowl inside microwave.
3.Microwave on HIGH power for 3 minutes initially.after 3 minutes remove peanuts & stir upside down with spoon
4.Microwave again for another 2 minutes & remove dish .Now check the peanuts would have got roasted to a brown colour.If you want to roast them more than repeat process for another minute
5.Remove from the oven. If you haven't already remove the skin from the peanuts and you still wish to do so, use the following nifty trick. Place the roasted peanuts in a jar or container and shake them, or into a clean dish towel and rub them. Take the jar, container, or towel outside and open them up and blow away the loose skins.There may be some that still require you to remove the skins by hand but that's up to you.
1.Time required for roasting will vary as per microwave model & company
2.After 4 minutes of roasting be careful in setting time in intervals of 1 minute or less as there are chances of peanuts getting burnt .