Kaju Katli Recipe - A sweet barfi prepared from cashewnuts

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Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts, Powdered sugar

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

Kaju Katli

Kaju Katli Recipe - how to make Kaju Katli


Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Cashewnuts 3 cups

  • Powdered sugar 10 tablespoons

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 teaspoon

  • Rose essence 1/3 teaspoon

  • Silver warq for decoration as required


Step 1

Soak cashew nuts in five cups of water for an hour or two. Drain and grind them to a fine paste on a grinding stone, using as little water as possible.

Step 2

Mix together sugar and cashewnut paste. Cook in a deep pan on medium heat. When the mixture begins to thicken, reduce heat and keep stirring.

Step 3

When the mixture becomes thick and leaves the sides of the pan (it should take about eight minutes) sprinkle cornstarch. Stir well and remove from heat.

Step 4

Immediately mix in the rose essence and quickly turn onto a greased marble or wooden surface. Quickly roll thinly with a greased roller. Spread the silver sheet over and cut into diamond shaped katlis. Store in an airtight container when cold.

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