Kaju Barfi

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of cashewnuts soaked in water for 2 hours
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. ghee
  • 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
  • silver foil (optional)

Method

  • Drain and blend the cashews to a fine paste.
  • Use as little water as possible when blending.
  • In a heavy saucepan put sugar and paste.
  • Cook on slow to medium heat.
  • Cook stirring continuously till a soft lump is formed.
  • Add ghee and cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Spread on a clean greased work surface.
  • Roll lightly with a rolling pin, to 1/8″ thickness.
  • Apply the silver foil.
  • Cool, cut into diamond shaped burfis.