The diamond shaped Kaju Burfi is one of the many popular sweets on Diwali. Go through the article to find a simple recipe for making Kaju Burfi.
Kaju Burfi, also known as Kaju Katli, is one popular sweet that is savored on all occasions, events and festivals, with Diwali not being different. Generally made from cashews, sugar and cardamom, kaju burfi usually comes in the shape of a diamond covered with a silver foil, called varak. During Diwali, boxes of kaju burfis are exchanged as gifts among family members and friends. The major reason behind the popularity of kaju burfi is its mild sugariness. Delicious to sound and eat, kaju burfis are easy to make as well. Browse through the lines below to learn the recipe of making some of those silver coated lip-smacking kaju burfis.
Kaju Burfi Recipe
- 150 g Cashews/Kaju
- 150 g Khoya/Mawa
- 50 g Plain Flour/Maida
- 1 tbsp Ghee
- ½ cup Milk
- ½ tin Condensed Milk
- Crush the cashew nuts into a fine powder using a dry grinder.
- Add in khoya, maida, milk and condensed milk into the crushed cashew nuts. Grind them to a smooth paste.
- Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan and transfer the fine mixture into it.
- Cook the mixture on slow flame until it starts to leave the pan and forms a round ball like mass in the centre of the pan.
- Transfer the mixture into a greased tray and roll out as thinly as possible. Approximately 1/8 inch thickness should be fine.
- After it cools, cut into diamond shapes and here you are with your delicious home made kaju burfi.