Kaju Katli Recipe | Kaju ki Barfi Recipe | Cashew Nut Katli

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    Kaju Katli Recipe | Kaju ki Barfi Recipe | Cashew Nut Katli

    Kaju katli is the most sought and most popular sweet dish in Indian cuisine. They are very easy to make at home. All you need is cashews, sugar and ghee and you are all sorted for the dessert. Just these three ingredients which is always available in our kitchen makes a perfect and delectable kaju barfi sweet.

    You can gift your friends and relatives these luscious kaju katli on festivals or any occasion and make them go wow! This most appreciated cashew fudge is easiest sweet recipe to follow and requires very basic knowledge of cooking. So, prepare kaju katli at home with these easy to follow step-by-step pictures and detailed instructions.

    Direction:

    Getting Ready :

    Making :

    Take 2 cup cashew chunks, Place the cashews in the mixer jar and grind it. Don’t run the mixer for too long else they turn into a paste and we need powder. Transfer the powder in a separate bowl. Grind the remaining cashews as well. Strain this prepared cashew powder through a sieve so that big chunks can be separated. Keep the bigger chunks separately and grind again later until fine in texture.

    kaju ki katliTo prepare dough from cashew powder. Add ¾ cup of sugar into a pan then add ¾ cup of water into the pan. Now let the sugar dissolve in water. Keep checking it . We don’t have to prepare syrup out of it, just make sure sugar dissolves well.

    kaju ki katliAdd cashew powder to it. Make sure you keep the flame low and stir while roasting.
    Let it cook until it gets dense in consistency.

    kaju ki katliOnce dense in consistency then add ½ tsp cardamom powder and 2 tsp ghee into it. Mix it thoroughly and continue cooking until it gets thick in consistency.

    kaju ki katliTo check the desired consistency of the cashew paste , take some paste in a spoon and let it cool down a little. Then take this past in you hand and look if it can be turned into a round dough ball. If yes then the paste is ready. Turn off the flame and stir the paste for a while as the wok is still warm.

    kaju ki katliGrease a plate with some ghee and transfer the paste to it so that it cools down quickly.Keep the flipping the sides of paste to let it cool down too quickly.

    kaju ki katliGrease a butter paper with some ghee. Keep flipping the sides of paste to let it cool down quickly and also to prevent any formation of crisp layer over it.

    kaju ki katliGrease your hands with some ghee and roll the paste. Place this rolled ball over the butter paper and flatten it with your hands. Now roll it out thinly, keeping it 3 to 4 cm thick. Roll it very gently giving a square shape.

    kaju ki katliPlace this sheet in front of Air conditioner or keep it over a tray and place inside the refrigerator to set and then cut out the katlis from it.

    kaju ki katliOnce the katli has set, take a scale and cut the sheet into diamond shape. It looks good in diamond shape. We are making 1.5 inch chunks, so make a mark after 1.5 inch on the sheet. Similarly make marks on the entire sheet.

    kaju ki katliServing:

    Let it dry a bit, then separate it with a knife. Tempting Kaju Katli is ready now. These are everyone’s favorite sweet dish, and making it is really easy. It can be prepared for any festival, party or anytime we crave for something sweet. You can store it in a refrigerator and eat it for 1 month. We have not put silver wark over the Kaju Katli,as it not healthy and is just for show so it is not necessary to put it.

    kaju ki katliSuggestion:

    • The big chunks of cashews can be ground again until fine powder or you can use them in making halwa or kheer.
    • While cooking keep a check on the consistency of the paste for kaju katli.
    • If the Kaju katli remains soft even after drying out for a day and doesn’t set, then put it back in the wok and cook it on low flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Roll it out again and prepare a sheet.
    • If it is too thick and sets just before rolling out, then place it back in the wok and add 1 tsp of water to it, cook it on low flame for 1 to 2 minutes and then cool it and roll out into a sheet and mouth drooling Kaju Katli will be ready.
    Kaju Katli Recipe | Kaju ki Barfi Recipe | Cashew Nut Katli kaju-ki-katli
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    Recipe type: Sweets
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Cashew nuts- 2 cup ( 300 grams)
    • Sugar – ¾ cup ( 150 grams)
    • Ghee – 2 tbsp
    • Cardamom Powder- ½ tsp
    Instructions
    1. Take 2 cup cashew chunks, Place the cashews in the mixer jar and grind it. Don’t run the mixer for too long else they turn into a paste and we need powder. Transfer the powder in a separate bowl. Grind the remaining cashews as well. Strain this prepared cashew powder through a sieve so that big chunks can be separated. Keep the bigger chunks separately and grind again later until fine in texture.
    2. To prepare dough from cashew powder. Add ¾ cup of sugar into a pan then add ¾ cup of water into the pan. Now let the sugar dissolve in water. Keep checking it . We don’t have to prepare syrup out of it, just make sure sugar dissolves well.
    3. add cashew powder to it. Make sure you keep the flame low and stir while roasting.Let it cook until it gets dense in consistency.
    4. Once dense in consistency then add ½ tsp cardamom powder and 2 tsp ghee into it. Mix it thoroughly and continue cooking until it gets thick in consistency.
    5. To check the desired consistency of the cashew paste , take some paste in a spoon and let it cool down a little. Then take this past in you hand and look if it can be turned into a round dough ball. If yes then the paste is ready. Turn off the flame and stir the paste for a while as the wok is still warm.
    6. Grease a plate with some ghee and transfer the paste to it so that it cools down quickly.Keep the flipping the sides of paste to let it cool down too quickly.
    7. Grease a butter paper with some ghee. Keep flipping the sides of paste to let it cool down quickly and also to prevent any formation of crisp layer over it.
    8. Grease your hands with some ghee and roll the paste. Place this rolled ball over the butter paper and flatten it with your hands. Now roll it out thinly, keeping it 3 to 4 cm thick. Roll it very gently giving a square shape.
    9. Place this sheet in front of Air conditioner or keep it over a tray and place inside the refrigerator to set and then cut out the katlis from it.
    10. Once the katli has set, take a scale and cut the sheet into diamond shape. It looks good in diamond shape. We are making 1.5 inch chunks, so make a mark after 1.5 inch on the sheet. Similarly make marks on the entire sheet.
    11. Let it dry a bit, then separate it with a knife. Tempting Kaju Katli is ready now. These are everyone’s favorite sweet dish, and making it is really easy. It can be prepared for any festival, party or anytime we crave for something sweet. You can store it in a refrigerator and eat it for 1 month. We have not put silver wark over the Kaju Katli,as it not healthy and is just for show so it is not necessary to put it.

     

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