Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe

Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe is a delicious Indian sweet which is can be prepared for special occasions and festivals. You can also serve it as a dessert after your everyday meals.

Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe
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Peanut Kesar (Saffron) Burfi is a very delicious Indian sweet. You can make it on any special occasion like holi, diwali, raksha bandhan or anytime when you like. It is very easy to prepare and takes very less time to prepare. For this yummy dessert you need peanuts, saffron, sugar, milk, clarified butter, milk powder (optional) and some nuts only.

Serve Peanut Kesar Burfi as a dessert with Panchmel Dal, Rabodi Ki Sabzi and Phulkas for a complete weekend day meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian Mithai recipes such as

  1. Mango Kalakand
  2. Guilt Free Coconut Barfi
  3. Besan Ke Laddu


Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


3 Servings


  • 1 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali) , unsalted
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Milk Powder , optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon Saffron strands
  • Yellow food colour , A pinch (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Butter (Salted) , clarified
  • 2 tablespoons Milk , lukewarm
  • 5 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1 tablespoons Pistachios , chopped

How to make Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe, firstly heat a wide pan and dry roast peanuts for 5 to 6 minutes then keep them aside.

  2. Now powder the sugar and cardamom together or separately as your comfort.

  3. Apply some clarified butter on a medium sized plate and keep it aside.

  4. Now grind the peanuts coarsely using a grinder. Now to the same pan, add ground peanuts, powdered sugar, saffron, yellow food colour, milk powder, milk and cook it on low heat.

  5. Stir continuously. After 8 to 10 minutes it will turn slightly thick and keep stirring constantly.

  6. After few minutes, peanut mixture will turn thick and start leaving the sides of the pan.

  7. Now switch off the flame and pour the mixture immediately to the prepared plate.

  8. Top it with some sliced pistachios and saffron. While its still warm make a mark to slice.

  9. After 2 hours or once it is cooled completely slice it and serve. 

  10. Serve Peanut Kesar Burfi as a dessert with Panchmel DalRabodi Ki Sabzi and Phulkas for a complete weekend day meal.