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Kaju Burfi / Kaju Katli

posted Nov 23, 2015, 12:21 PM by Ramya Sadish Kannan

Kaju Katli / Kaju Barfi is a rich and splendid Indian dessert. This sweet is made using cashewnuts and sugar giving it a delicious taste.

Kaju Katli

 
Ingredients:
  • Cashew nut - 1 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup
  • Water - 1/3 cup
  • Cardamom powder / Elachi powder - 1/4 tbsp
  • Butter / Ghee (for greasing)
 

Method:
    1. Powder the cashews in a dry grinder.
    2. In a pan mix sugar and water and bring to a boil.
    3. Add the cardamom powder and stir well until the sugar dissolves.
    4. Allow to boil until the syrup is sticky.
    5. In a low flame add the cashew nut powder and stir well.
    6. Keep on stirring until the mixture starts to thicken.
    7. When the entire mixture comes together like a dough, turn off the flame.
    8. When it is still warm knead the cashew dough.
    9. Take 2 pieces of butter paper, and grease it with butter or ghee.
    10. Add the cashew dough on one paper and cover with the other.
    11. Roll the dough using a rolling pin until you reach 4 -5 mm thickness.
    12. Cut the dough into diamond shape.
    13. Separate the pieces and store in air tight container.