How to make Khoya Kaju -

A rich dish of khoya and cashewnuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member viral jadav.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Mawa

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

Khoya Kaju

Khoya Kaju Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Khoya Kaju Recipe

  • Cashewnuts roasted 50 grams

  • Mawa 3 tablespoons

  • Boiled onion paste 1 cup

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Khoya/mawa grated 200 grams

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Sugar 2 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • coriandter leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non stick pan add onion-garlic paste and saute for a minute.

Step 2

Add ginger paste, khoya, milk and sugar and continue stirring for two minutes. Add cinnamon powder, salt and cashewnuts and cook for a minute. Serve hot garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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