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Kaju Katli / Cashew Fudge

Kaju Katli is one such sweet which will melt in your mouth. See the recipe below, to learn how to make delicious Kaju Katli.

Makes 30 proper diamonds, another irregular shaped 4-5 u get as you cut them

Ingredients:

Kaju(Cashews)- 1 cup around 200gms

Sugar- 5tbsp./around ½ cup

Ghee- to grease in order to roll the dough

Water-¼ cup

Recipe:

  1. Coarse dry grind cashews.Just pulse them in one go.
  2. In a pan add water and sugar. Cook till it attains single string consistency
  3. Add the ground cashews to it.
    KajuKatli Step a
  4. Mix well. Continue cooking.
  5. Continue till it forms a lump.
  6. Check the consistency of the cashewnut mixture by taking a small portion and try to form a small ball out of it. If you are able to, then the cashew mixture is ready to be kneaded.
    KajuKatli Step b
  7. Place it to a flat area and knead when warm enough to handle.
  8. Grease the bottom of a plate or any flat area where you can roll out the cashew dough.
  9. Roll it out to a uniform layer of desired thickness.
    KajuKatli Step c
  10. Cut them into diamond shapes, usual shapes of kaju katli.
  11. Pack them and enjoy as and when desired.
    KajuKatli Step d

Notes:

  1. Do not grind the cashews too long, that way they will start oozing oil.
  2. You can reduce or increase the sugar depending on your taste. But the above measurement gives the right taste
  3. If the dough while kneading seems dry, add few drops of milk, mine was just right and hence did not use milk.Store in refrigerator after 2 days in case you have used milk. If not they would stay well outside too.

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Sangeetha P N

Sangeetha P N

Sangeetha Shreenidhi is a proud Indian spreading the taste Indian Spices and dishes in the land of Germany. For Sangeetha, cooking was always a passion and today, a part of life. A regular blogger, vivid traveler and now a part of readoo.in community!

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