Kaju burfi /katli


  1. Cashews(Kaju)  – 1 cup
  2. Sugar – 1/2 cup
  3. Water (for syrup) – 1/4 cup
  4. Green cardamom (Elaichi) powder – 1/2 tsp
  5. Milk (optional, if required) – for kneading
  6. Ghee for greasing


  1. Grind cashews (at room temp) to a fine paste
  2. Make sugar syrup of 1 thread consistency in a heavy bottom vessel. check by dropping few drops in water bowl, these should flatten out as lines.
  3. Once syrup is prepared, add ground cashew and cardamom  powder to it.
  4. Keep moving the mixture till it becomes non-sticky.
  5. with water smeared hands, try to form a small ball of mixture.
  6. If it comes out well, mixture is ready
  7. Take it out on a ghee smeared greasy surface.
  8. If course, knead using milk to forma a smooth dough
  9. then roll to the desired thickness and cut in to desired shapes