Kaju Katli

25-35 minutes
Prep: 10-15 minutes | Cook: 15-20 minutes | Servings: 2-4

Ingredients

2 cups chilled Cashew nut, powder,  काजू

 

For Sugar Syrup

¾ cup Water,  पानी

¾ cup Sugar,  चीनी

½ tsp Cardamom powder, इलायची पाउडर

2 cups prepared cashew powder, काजू

1 tsp Rose water,  गुलाब जल

1 tsp Ghee, घी

Few Saffron strands, केसर

 

 

For Garnish

Silver vark, चांदी का वर्ख

fresh Rose petals, गुलाब की पंखुड़ियां

 

Process

  • In a small mixer jar, add cashews, grind to smooth powder. keep aside.
  • Now, sieve the ground cashew powder.

 

For Sugar Syrup

  • Now in a deep non stick pan, add water, sugar, cardamom powder.
  • Keep the flame on low and keep on stirring to form syrup.
  • Stir the sugar syrup till it forms string consistency.
  • Now, add the sieve cashew powder into the sugar syrup.
  • Mix it well, add rose water and mix till it starts releasing from the pan.
  • Once the cashew paste turns to dough, leave the pan and add ghee.
  • Continue to mix till the ghee melts completely and cashew dough is formed leaving the pan.
  • Switch off the flame. Grease the butter paper with ghee.
  • Transfer the cashew dough onto the butter paper.
  • Grease your hand with little ghee and knead for 30 seconds.
  • Once you get smooth dough, cover with butter paper.
  • Take a tray and press to form a uniform layer. Spread some saffron strands.
  • Then roll the dough with a rolling-pin, adjusting the thickness according to your choice.
  • Now, cut the dough into diamond shape or the shape you wish for.
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