The festival of Navratri is here and this time too, the celebrations are all about grooving to the beats of garba and dandia songs, seeking blessings from Goddess Durga, and of course, indulging in some festive special food. When it comes to eating during Navratri, there are certain restrictions in accordance with the tradition. But this doesn’t mean that can’t bite into some delicious sweets that add to the joy of the nine-day festival. While there are a wide variety of sweets on offer in the markets, Navratri deserves something special. So today we have brought the recipe of peanut katli by chef Pankaj Bhadouria, which you can prepare at home without much hassle.
Peanuts – ½ kg
Milk powder – 1/3 cup
Sugar – 1 ½ cup
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Follow the easy steps below to make peanut katli at home.
Step – 1 Take ½ kg peanuts and roast them in a pan for some time.
Step – 2 Spread the peanuts on a dry cloth and rub it using your hands to remove the skin.
Step – 3 Add the roasted peanuts to a grinder and grind them to make a smooth powder.
Step – 4 Sieve the mixture to get rid of lumps and chunks of peanut and get a smooth powder.
Step – 5 Mix the mixture with 1/3 cup of milk powder in a bowl and keep it aside.
Step – 6 Take a pan and add 1 ½ cup of sugar and ¾ cup of water in it. Bring the syrup to a boil and cook it till it gains 2-string consistency.
Step – 7 Mix the roasted peanut powder and sugar syrup together in the pan. Cook till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan.
Step – 8 Add 1 tbsp ghee to the mixture and spread it on a butter paper.
Step – 9 Flatten the barfi mixture and cover it with the butter paper.
Step – 10 Use a rolling pin to further flatten the barfi and let it set for 2 hours.
Step – 11 Pell out the butte paper and add silver foil or wark to it.
Step – 12 Cut the barfi in even square pieces and your peanut katli is ready.