Kaju Katli Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated: October 6, 2014 | Diwali, Sweets | 5 Comments

Kaju Katli (also known as Kaju Barfi or Cashew Burfi) is a very popular Indian sweet often made during Diwali or during festive/special occasions.
Kaju Katli

Ingredients:
Cashew Nuts – 2 cups
Sugar – 1 cup
Milk – 2 tblsp
Ghee as required for greasing
Water – 1/2 cup
Edible Silver Foil to garnish (optional)

Method:
1. Grind the cashew nuts to a smooth powder.
2. Heat water in a pan over medium flame.
3. Add the sugar and stir continuously until fully dissolved.
4. Bring to a gentle boil until it reaches an one string consistency.
5. Add the cashew powder and stir well.
6. After 5 to 10 minutes or when the mixture starts to thicken, remove from flame and transfer to a large plate or bowl.
7. Allow it to cool slightly.
8. When it has cooled enough to handle, knead the mixture well.
9. Flatten the dough (you can use a rolling pin) and transfer to a greased plate.
10. Using a rolling pin, gently roll until it evenly spread out on the plate.
11. Allow it to cool completely.
12. Using a sharp knife, cut them into diamond shapes. Spread the silver foil on top.
13. Store them in an airtight container.

Note: In some places, the cashew nuts are soaked, drained, peeled and then ground to a paste.

image via flickr

Kaju Katli written by Praveen Kumar average rating 4/5 - 6 user ratings
[Total: 6    Average: 4/5]

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5 thoughts on “Kaju Katli

  1. Shabana Khwaja said on September 16, 2011 at 7:56 am

    I will definetly make it for sons.

    Thank You

  2. jaswant said on November 12, 2010 at 4:31 am

    excellent

  3. jaswant said on November 12, 2010 at 4:29 am

    recipe is excellent i like it very very much

  4. Yoga said on October 18, 2010 at 11:32 am

    good

  5. miss nancy lewis said on April 13, 2010 at 2:35 am

    i like it so delicious wow

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