KAJU KATLI

INGREDIENTS :

  • 3 cups cashewnuts powder (Dry grind cashewnuts into fine powder),
  • 2 cups sugar,
  • cardamom powder,
  • saffron (optional),
  • silver foil (Varkha – used to decorate the sweets),
  • 1 tsp ghee

METHOD : Put the sugar and water in a saucepan and boil over medium heat. Make a syrup of two string consistency. Now add cardamom powder, cashewnut powder and ghee into it. Keep the heat on medium.Stir the mixture vigorously to avoid lumps. Add saffron dissoved in a spoonful of warm milk. Lightly grease a tray or plate. When mixture starts leaving the edges of the vessel, remove from the heat. Pour hot mixture into the greased plate. Spread evenly with a metal spatula. For decoration, unfold the silver foil and press on top of the mixture. Let cool and with a sharp knife cut into diamond shaped pieces.