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Saturday, July 2, 2011

MEC: Party Appetizers Update - Spicy ‘Party-Perfect’ Nuts

I love this recipe from Sireesha Yetchina & Rathna Rao that is perfect for any time of the year and will surely please the fussiest of palettes! Be sure to try this at home for your next party…

Spicy ‘Party-Perfect’ Nuts

What you need:
Cashew nuts: 2 cups
Butter- 2 Tablespoons
Soy sauce - 2 Tablespoons
Chilli Powder - 1/2 Tablespoon or to taste
Parsley Flakes-1/2 Tablespoon
Garam Masala - 1 /2 Tablespoon
Pepper-1/4th Tablespoon
Cumin Powder - 1/2 Tablespoon
Garlic Powder - 1/2 Tablespoon

Getting Down to Business:
Melt butter and soy together in a small bowl (Microwave them for about 1 min) and toss with nuts.
Spread the buttered nuts on a microwavable plate and microwave them for about 5 minutes on high setting, stirring every 2 minutes.
Add the spice powders to the nuts and mix well.
Microwave the buttered and spiced nuts for about 3 minutes or until golden brown and roasted.
Set aside to cool. Transfer to a serving dish and serve as munchie.

Don’t forget to warm them up for your party!

                                                      Photograph by Yetchina

1 comment:

  1. wow, that sounds superb and perfect with spice and butter. Adding soy sauce is new, I am trying to imagine the taste, but then may be I will have to come to your house to taste these nuts :)