Monday 21 March 2016

Kaju Katli

Holi celebrations are incomplete without some desserts. So this time instead of going for traditional sweet dessert tried my hand at making Kaju Katli or Kaju Burfi. It is one of my daughters favourite dessert and she was totally happy seeing her mom making her favourite thing at home. Easy recipe to follow and tastes just like store brought. On this sweet note wishing everyone a very Happy Holi.

(Measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml)
1Cup Cashew / Kaju
½ Cup Sugar or as required
1 tbs Desi Ghee or Coconut Oil (optional)

1 tbs Rose Petals (chopped, optional) or Rose Water or 8-9 strands of saffron
 2 drop kevra Essence

·         Powder the cashew in a grinder
·         On low flame heat sugar and water in a thick bottomed or non-stick \
·         Meanwhile grease a plate and keep aside
·         When all the sugar is dissolved in the water, add the cashew powder
·         Stir the cashew mixture on a low flame
·         When cashew mixture starts thickening add kevra essence. After that let the cashews cook for
starts to come together
·         Then remove the mixture from and place it on the plate
·         Add the rose petals and ghee or oil to the cashew mixture
·         When the heat in the mixture is hot enough to handle, then knead the 
·         Flatten the dough and place it on a butter paper or on a greased 
·         Place a butter paper on top and then using a rolling pin, roll gently dough
·         Remove the butter paper and let the rolled cashew dough cool. giving square or diamond shapes
·         Now your Kaju Katli is ready to serve. You can serve it straight away or store in air tight container

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