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Peanut Katli Recipe - Cheaper Kaju Katli | Mungfali Katli | Groundnut Katli

easy Peanut Katli Recipe - Cheaper Kaju Katli | Mungfali Katli | Groundnut Katli
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Peanut Katli Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 40 pieces
Calories 64kcal


  • 2 cup peanut
  • 2 tbsp milk powder
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp ghee


  • firstly, roast 2 cup peanuts on low flame.
  • roast until the skin starts to separate without browning the peanuts.
  • cool completely, and transfer to a wide plate.
  • now rub and peel the skin of peanuts and discard the skin.
  • take roasted peanuts in batches and blend to a fine powder. make sure to pulse and blend else, the peanuts will release oil and turns into a paste.
  • sieve the peanut powder making sure there are no lumps.
  • also add 2 tbsp milk powder and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined. adding milk powder gives richness to the katli.
  • in a large kadai take 1 cup sugar and ½ cup water.
  • stir well and dissolve sugar. boil for 5 minutes or until 1 string consistency is attained.
  • add in powdered peanut and mix well keeping the flame on low.
  • stir continuously until the mixture is well combined and smooth paste is formed.
  • now add 1 tsp ghee and continue to mix.
  • continue to cook until the mixture turns smooth paste and starts to separate pan slightly. do not overcook, as the burfi will turn hard.
  • transfer the mixture on to the butter paper. make sure to grease the butter paper with ghee.
  • now fold using a spatula until the mixture thickens.
  • later using the butter paper, start to press and smoothen the mixture.
  • once the dough is formed, knead slightly, to form a soft dough.
  • place the peanut dough between butter paper and roll using a rolling pin.
  • roll slightly thick making sure it's uniform.
  • apply silver leaf or silver vark. applying vark is optional.
  • now cut into diamond shape or shape of your choice.
  • finally, enjoy peanut katli for a month when stored in an airtight container.


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 0.03mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg