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kaju barfi recipe
Kaju katli recipe, How to make kaju katli | Kaju barfi
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Kaju katli is a popular sweets recipe . It is a very delicious fudge prepared with sugar and cashews.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Servings: 20 -25
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • Cashew nuts - 2 cup
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Kewra essence - 4-5 drops
  • Gheeor oil - Just for greasing
  1. Powder the cashews in a dry mixer for 1 minute.
  2. Grind the cashews in one go, till it turns into fine powder.
  3. Don’t stop in between, this is how you will get fine powder without stickiness.
  4. Sieve the powder to get rid of any big particles left behind.
  5. Place a pan over medium flame, add water and sugar.
  6. Turn the flame to minimum heat and stir the sugar solution.
  7. Cook the sugar syrup for just few seconds.
  8. At this stage be careful that you don't need any thread consistency, just dissolve the sugar in water.
  9. Add in prepared cashew powder.
  10. Mix the mixture and be sure that heat is the minimum.
  11. Add the kewra essence.
  12. Cook the mixture and check the consistency.
  13. First it will convert into dropping consistency.
  14. Then the mixture starts coming together as dough.
  15. Transfer the dough to a mixing bowl. You can also check the dough by taking a pinch of dough in between your fingers.
  16. You should be able to form a ball. This is the correct consistency.
  17. Touch the dough mixture, when you can able to handle the heat in the mixture, smear few drops of ghee or oil on hands and start kneading the cashew mixture till the mixture turns to smooth dough.
  18. This will take about a one minute.
  19. Now take a butter paper or greased plate and roll the dough with rolling-pin.
  20. You can adjust the thickness according to your choice. I like it thinner.
  21. Roll the dough in rectangle shape so that it becomes easy to cut barfi in diamond shape.
  22. Cut the dough into diamond shape and decorate with silver leaf.
  23. Kaju katli is ready to serve.
  24. You can also store it for 3-4 days at room temperature.