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Cashewnut Nokkal

Published under: DiwaliSweets

Candied Cashewnuts are popular sweets made during Diwali or during any festive occasions.

Whole Cashewnuts – 100 gms, roasted
Sugar – 75 gms
Ghee – 1/2 tsp
Cardamom Powder – a pinch

1. Add a little water to the sugar and bring to a boil.
2. When it starts to bubble, add ghee and cardamom powder.
3. Add the cashewnuts and stir briskly for 3 to 4 minutes.
4. When the cashewnuts are well coated with the sugar syrup and starts to turn crispy, transfer to a plate.
5. Keep aside for 2 minutes.
6. Store in a clean, airtight container.


Usha Rangarajan January 16, 2014 - 10:30 am

Hi, Does the cashews need to be roasted prior to adding to the sugar. In the picture they appear pink here and there, thus I feel they are roasted. Please reply.

Praveen Kumar January 16, 2014 - 11:25 am

Yes, the cashews need to be roasted first. Have updated the recipe with this info. Thanks.

Usha Rangarajan January 16, 2014 - 10:27 am

Does the cashews have to be roasted first for this? please reply. In the picture the cashews look roasted to me as they seem a bit pink here and there. Thanks.


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