Kaju Barfi or Kaju Katli – Cashew Fudge Recipe
Kaju Katli (काजू कतली), Kaju Katari or Kaju barfi (काजू बर्फी), is an Indian dessert similar to a barfi. Kaju means cashew nut in Hindi. Diwali is about to come and Diwali means sweets and desserts. This is one of the favorite Indian sweets loved among all.
- Kaju (cashews) piece 250 g
- Water, 50 ml
- Sugar 125 g
- Varak (silver foil), 3-4 sheets (optional)
Grind Kaju (cashews) to a fine paste (powder). Do not add any water while grinding. Keep aside.
Take sugar in a pan and add water. Boil till a single thread syrup is formed, about 3-4 minutes after the syrup starts boiling.
Mix Kaju paste into the syrup, break balls (lump) with a spoon moving it in a circular motion, stir well. Switch off the burner and let it cool so that it becomes thicker.
Transfer it to a greased surface and roll it with a rolling pin to about 1/8″ thickness.
Let it cool and apply silver foil gently.
After about 1-2 hours, cut the Katlis into a diamond shape.
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