Peanut Halwa | Mungfali Ka Halwa

Peanut Halwa

Peanuts! Once again in our style – the first thing that comes to the mind that Peanuts are rich in energy (567 calories per 100 g) and contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Peanuts are an excellent source of dietary protein, which compose fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth and development. Just a handful of Peanuts per day provide enough recommended levels of phenolic antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and protein. Peanut Halwa is delicious and crunchy with nutty Peanuts – as it contains other ingredients as well along with Indian Ghee. Here we are coming up with this recipe! Have a look at the way it is being prepared and do let us know with your feedback!

Cook Time: 25 mins
Servings: 4 people
Category: Sweets

Ingredients Quantity
Peanuts / Mungfali 1 cup
Milk 1 cup
Sugar ¼ cup
Clarified Butter / Desi ghee 2 tsp
Cardamom Powder / Elaichi powder ¼ tsp
Saffron / Kesar for garnishing as required


# Cooking Peanut Halwa | Step by Step
1 Take 1 cup of Peanuts (Mungfali) in a pan and roast for 5 – 7 Min.
2 After roasting Peanuts let it cool down completely.
3 Then in a blender add roasted Peanuts and grind it into coarse powder.
4 The consistency should be roughly grinded keeping Peanut bites.
5 Heat 2 tsp of Clarified Butter (Ghee) in a pan.
6 Add grinded Peanuts and stir continuously on low flame until golden brown color.
7 Then add 1 cup of Milk into the pan and stir continuously.
8 Cover the lid and simmer on low flame until Peanuts soak all the Milk.
9 Open the lid and stir in between repeatedly.
10 Once Milk get soaked, add ¼ cup of Sugar and stir continuously.
11 Add ¼ tsp of Cardamom (Elaichi) powder into the Halwa.
12 Stir Halwa for more 2 – 3 Min to let Sugar dissolve completely.
13 Peanut Halwa is now ready to serve hot and garnish with Saffron (Kesar).

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Peanut Halwa and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!

Useful Tips
– While grinding Peanuts do no make fine powder it should be coarse powder so that you can get Peanuts on your every bite.
– Can be served for anytype of Vrat (Fast) also.

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