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Kaju Katli Recipe
Kaju Katli (Cashew Burfi or Fudge )
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins

Kaju Katli recipe to make delicious fudge with powdered cashew ,powdered cardamom , rose water , loved by most folks.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Cashew Barfi, Kaju Barfi, Kaju Burfi, Kaju Katli
  • 1 ½ cup cashews
  • ¾ cup sugar plus 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp rose water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder from 5 to 6 cardamoms
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 3 tsp ghee or clarified butter
  1. In a mixer pulse the cashews in small batches and sieve to get a smooth powder.

  2. Boil the sugar and water until it comes to a rolling boil .

  3. Add the cashew powder after reducing to low heat. Add in two batches if you like , so you can minimize the lumps while stirring .

  4. Cook until it gets a little thick consistency . Next add the cardamom powder and rosewater.

  5. Once it starts leaving the sides of the pan , add ghee and mix well .

  6. It should form a ball when dropped on a surface and be in a semi solid state( look at pictures for reference)

  7. Transfer to a greased parchment paper , flatten with a spoon to release heat.

  8. After about 5 mins when you can handle the dough , knead it to form a smooth ball.

  9. Flatten a little using your palms. Using a parchment paper and a rolling pin roll to about a few mms thick or desired thickness.

  10. Cut into diamond or square shapes and store in an air tight container.