Friday, 24 July 2015

Kaju Katli

Kaju Katli
Cashew nuts – 2 cup
Sugar – 1 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Saffron  – A  few strands
Ghee – Just for greasing


Powder the cashews in the mixer.
Place a thick bottomed skillet on medium flame and add sugar.  Add required quantity of water to the sugar.
Let sugar dissolve in the  wate. The syrup should  is in between 1 and 2 string consistency.
Now add powdered cashews to the sugar syrup. Lower the flame and keep on stirring the cashew paste till it  thickens and   becomes a soft dough.
Switch of the gas.
To check if it is ready to be rolled, just roll a small pinch of the dough in between your fore finger and thumb.  If it does not stick to your fingers then that means it is ready to be rolled to cut into pieces.
Apply little ghee on the rolling board and pin. Now roll the dough on the rolling board. Cut the kaju katli in to diamond shape. Add varg if you want. Kaju katli is ready to eat.

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