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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Verkadalai(Peanut) Halwa.

This is one of the tastiest and easiest Halwa preparation. Needs 15 - 18 mins cooking time alone.Will look colourful as shown in the picture.U can start a feast or end a filling Dinner serving this Halwa.Give this Halwa recipe a tasty-try at home and Enjoy ur Teatime!.BonAppetit!.

Verkadalai Halwa -Halwa made with Peanuts and Cornflour.


200 gms Peanuts (Verkadalai)- Dry roast it on good flame for over 3 mins(stirring continuously) and peel the skins - crushing them with hands
1/2 cup corn flour
250 -300 gms Sugar - as per taste
a pinch of Food (red or Orange) colour
60 gm ghee
a drop of vanilla essence -optional


1.Dry-roast cornflour for a min.Take a handful of roasted and peeled Verkadalai  and Keep it aside.Grind the remaining with corn flour and sugar.
2.Heat 300 ml water in a kadai and when it begins to boil add the ground peanut mixture,little by little,keep on stirring it.
3.When it get neatly dissolved without any lumps,add the kept away peanut,Food colour and flavoring agent.Stir it well.
4.When it begins to get thick, add 1 tbsp ghee each min and stir-it well.Repeat it for 10 mins atleast.
5.When it begins to roll (surula varum pothu) with ghee when U scoop with spatula,turn off the flame.
6.Arrange it on a ghee-greased tray and apply ghee on top .
7.Cut into pieces and serve it in an hour.That's all.

I'm submitting this post to 'Only Sweets' hosted by Pari's Fooddelicious and GayathriKumar of Gayathri's Cookspot.

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La @ FoodSlice said...

Never heard of it before and looks quite delicious. In my list to make dad this sweet.

Chaithra said...

So nice I discovered this blog . I am going to bookmark it so that I can prepare something nice whenever needed .

உணவு உலகம் said...

Mouthwatering dish-Halwa. That also from a Tirunelveli soil. Nice.

உணவு உலகம் said...

A humble suggestion. Let that pinch of red colour be food colour, that too in minimal quantity.

Ramya said...

looks so very yum

Sangeetha M said...

halwa looks super yummy...interesting with peanuts instead cashew n badam..

மாய உலகம் said...

wow... so nice .. thank u for sister

Mahi said...

New recipe to me! Looks yum!

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks yummy :)

Priya Suresh said...

Omg, wat an incredible halwa,super tempting and inviting..

divya said...

Lovely! Very yummy

Sravs said...

very tempting halwa !! looks YUM !!

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Kanchana Radhakrishnan said...

looks yummy

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

interesting and yummy halwa

kranthi said...

it looks so tempting. i wanna eat those...