Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Peanut Burfi (Halwa) recipe for Fasting

This is a sweet usually consumed during fasting on occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. (Birthday of Lord Krishna).  It is also called Shingdana Maisur in Gujarat region of India.
shingdana burfi

1.Sugar 1/3 cup
2.1/4 cup milk
3.Roasted peanut powder 3/4 cup
4. 1/4tsp cardamom powder, 1/4tsp nutmeg powder, 2tsp dry ginger powder, 1 tsp ghee ( butter )5.pistachio for garnishing

 Method Step By Step
1.Boil sugar and milk in a fry pan. Boil it it until it creates syrup of 1 1/2 thread consistency.
2.Add all ingredients from ingredients list 3 and 4. (roasted peanut powder, ginger powder, nutmeg powder, cardamom and 1tsp ghee ) and mix well.
3. Turn off gas. Let it cool for few minute. Spread it in a greased plate. Garnish with pistachio slices and cut into pieces as you like.

This item can be used for Prasad/Naivedyam/offering for lord Krishna.

Like my Grand kids say, this is wishing Happy Birthday to Kana (Lord Krishna)

Submitting this recipe to foodabulous fest and foodabulous fest event.

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