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Microwave Roasted Spicy Peanuts

Microwave roasted spicy peanuts are a quick, 5 minutes, healthy, vegan, and a protein rich snack. Great to serve with tea, after school or even as a light meal.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Usha Rao


  • ½ cup Peanuts
  • ¼ – ½ teaspoon Oil
  • ¼ – ½ teaspoon crushed Garlic
  • ½ tsp. Chili Powder adjust to taste
  • ¼ tsp. Salt adjust to taste
  • tsp. Chaat Masala
  • 1 – 2 tablespoon chopped Onions as per choice
  • Cilantro ~ Coriander Leaves for garnish


  • Take peanuts and oil in a microwave safe bowl, and toss until oil coats the peanuts.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, remove and toss the peanuts.
  • Microwave for another 1 ½ minutes, tossing every 30 seconds to evenly roast the peanuts.
  • When the peanuts are still hot, add rest of the ingredients except cilantro and mix well.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve.


  • Temperatures vary from microwave to microwave. Use the cooking time as a guideline to roast peanuts in microwave.
  • Dry roasting peanuts also taste good and feel free to skip oil.
  • You can roast peanuts even on a stovetop or use pre-roasted peanuts.