Kitchen tips : How to blanch almonds fast | 3 easy ways to peel almonds quickly

Almonds are usually used in various sweet and savory recipes, these are also a great snack dish.Though some people prefer the flavor and color of a peeled almond. If you don’t know how to blanch almonds fast here i share list of 3 easy ways to peel almonds quickly.

how to blanch almonds fast

 

We all know almonds have numerous health benefits because almonds consists of protein, fiber . minerals and vitamins. According to health expert if a persons take a handful or 1 ounce of almonds that help blood sugar level, cholesterol. 

Research shows that the best way to eat almond is soaked peel almonds because skin contains tannin, which prevent the complete absorption of nutrients which is why most people prefer to eat peel almonds.

Below i share 3 easy way to peel almonds quickly, check the step by step instructions, it will help you.

 

What are blanched almonds?

Basically , blanched almonds or peel almonds are nothing but almonds that don’t have skin on it.

 

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How to peel almond fast

If you prefer mild flavor of blanch almonds.Then you know peeling almonds are very tedious task if you don’t know how to peel almond fast. Here is share 3 easy ways to peel almonds fast at home without wasting anytime.

 

How to blanch almonds fast

 

1. For quickly blanch almonds at first, take a saucepan , pour water in it and heat the water.Remember one thing there should be enough water so that all the almonds can fully submerged.

boil pan of water

 

2. When water becomes rolling boil , bubbles starts coming then remove the saucepan from the heat.

rolling boil water

 

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3. Now pour the almonds in the hot water and let them stay for couple of minutes ( approx 20 to 25 min depending upon your container size and water temperature.)

soak almonds in hot water

 

4. After that drain the water and quickly rinse them under the cold water for at least 1 to 2 minutes until almonds are cool enough to touch.

drain water

 

5. Next place the almonds on a dry cloth or paper towel and dry them by dabbing with a towel to reduce excess water from them.

place almonds on dry cloth

 

6. Finally held almonds in between two fingers and apply a slight pressure on the lower part of almond, and the skin will then separate easily from the almond, now collect the peeled almonds on a fresh tray.

easily remove almond skin

 

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How to peel almonds in the microwave

 

1. At first for peeling almond in the microwave pour water in a microwave-safe container and put it in the microwave to a boil.

pour water in microwave

 

2. Now to easily remove the skins from almonds place the almonds in the boiled water, re-insert them inside the microwave and let it cook for at least 2 minutes.

reinsert bowl in microwave

 

3. After that drain the almonds and run them under cold water then dry them with a towel or cotton cloth.

place almonds on dry cloth

 

4. Finally peel the almonds skin by pressing the bottom with your fingers.

peel almond skin

 

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How to blanch almonds without hot water

 

If you don’t want to use hot water for blanch method or microwave methods.

  • Though this process is time consuming but it is the most easiest way to peel almonds.For this soak the almonds overnight in a bowl of water.

 

  • In the morning, simply drain the almonds and rub the peel off with your fingers. It will easily leave the skins.

 

Kitchen tips : How to blanch almonds fast | 3 easy ways to peel almond quickly

how to blanch almonds fast

Blanching almonds at home is cheaper than buying them. Here is the easy kitchen tips on how to blanch almonds fast at home.

Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 200

Materials

  • Almonds
  • Water
  • Dry cloth or paper towel
  • Strainer
  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Large glass bowl

Tools

  • Microwave

Instructions

How to blanch almonds fast

  1. At first for quickly blanch almonds in a saucepan , pour water and heat it. until water becomes rolling boil , bubbles starts coming then remove the saucepan from the heat.
  2. Now pour the almonds in the hot water and let them stay for couple of minutes.
  3. After that drain the water and rinse them under the cold water for at least 1 to 2 minutes then place the almonds on a dry cloth or paper towel
  4. Finally held almonds in between two fingers and apply a slight pressure on the lower part of almond, and the skin will then separate easily from the almond, now collect the peeled almonds on a fresh tray.
  5. The second method is peel almonds in the microwave fo this pour water in a microwave safe container and boil it.
  6. Now place the almonds in the boiled water, re-insert them inside the microwave and let it cook for at least 2 minutes.
  7. After that drain the almonds and run them under cold water then dry them with a towel or cotton cloth.
  8. Finally peel the almonds skin by pressing the bottom with your fingers.
  9. The third method is to blanch almonds without hot water for this soak almonds overnight in a bowl of water.
  10. In the morning, simply drain the almonds and rub the peel off with your fingers. It will leave skin easily.

Notes

Blanch almond Note

  • You can use any quantity of almonds to peel just remember one thing that you should use enough water to completely cover all the almonds.

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