Recipe – Kaju Katli / Kaju Barfi / Cashew Sweets



Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Serves: 10-12 pieces


  • Cashew: 1 cup
  • Sugar: ½ cup
  • Water: ¼ cup
  • Ghee: 1 Tablespoon
  • Silver coating or varakh: As required (optional)


  • Grind the cashew to smooth powder. Do not grind more otherwise it will become oily.
  • In a pan add sugar and water and place it on cooktop. Stir occasionally.
  • As soon as the sugar dissolves, add the cashew powders. Mix well.
  • Medium the heat and cook it for 7-8 minutes stirring gently.
  • Add ghee, mix well.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool for 3-4 minutes.
  • Grease a flat plate or tray with ghee or oil.
  • Add the mixture on the greased tray.
  • Using hand knead a dough and using rolling pin roll the dough to ¼ inch thick round or square.
  • Using a sharp knife cut it into 10-12 diamond shape pieces.
  • Garnish with silver coating / varakh (Optional)
  • Let it cool in room temperature and serve.
  • Or, store in an air tight container.

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