Peanut Barfi

"I saw this on a cooking show called "Mirch Masala". Since peanuts are an absolute favourite of mine, I thought of sharing the recipe with everyone. I am yet to try this, but it looked fabulous on TV!"
photo by a user photo by a user
Ready In:
1 tray of barfi


  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 250 ml milk (about 1 cup)
  • 200 g khoya (about 1 cup)
  • 6 (150 g) tablespoons sugar
  • grated pistachios, for garnish
  • edible silver foil, for garnish


  • Put peanuts in a pan and stir fry till slightly brown and the skin begins to peel off.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Put into a blender and make a powder out of it.
  • Put the peanut powder into a wok alongwith milk.
  • Cook till slightly thick.
  • Add khoya and mix.
  • Once thick, add the sugar.
  • Keep stirring on low flame for 15-20 minutes.
  • Garnish with pistachios and serve on a tray!

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!


<p>Hi Everybody! Thanks for stopping by in my little niche of the mighty Zaar world. <br />Here is a quick link to the beauty recipes I've posted (highest rated so far): <br /> <br />A few things I've done:- <br /> <br />1. Worked part time as a Telemarketer in Oman in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. <br /> <br />2. Worked as a Certified Professional Tarotist (Tarot Card Reader) and done accurate predicitions for many people from different parts of the world, most memorable of which is the reading I did for my college Law lecturer and it came true. <br /> <br />3. Written nearly 1000 poems several of which have been published in leading newspapers, ezines and magazines both in Oman and India. <br /> <br />4. Worked as a Moderator on - my BEST and FAVOURITE site on the internet. <br /> <br />My other interests include: Numerology, Vaastu Shastra, Feng Shui, Face Reading, Reiki and Astrology! I am really very keen on getting well-versed with metaphysical sciences such as Astrology, I-Ching, Feng Shui, Runes, Enneagram, Kabbalah and many more. <br /> <br />I love researching on the mythology of ancient Goddesses and then condensing my research into poems. <br /> <br />In the mood to gift me something? Here's what I'd love - A Nissan 350Z {my dream car}</p>
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes