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A popular Indian sweet.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 20 pieces.
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500 gms cashewnuts (kaju)
400 gms sugar
1 tbsp rose water
a pinch of saffron (kesar) strands
a little milk
silver foil

  1. Soak the cashewnuts in 1 litre of water for 2 to 4 hours.
  2. Drain and grind them into a paste in a grinder.
  3. Add the sugar and cook the mixture on a slow flame until of dough-like consistency. Add the rose water if the mixture is too hard.
  4. Warm the saffron in a small vessel, add a little milk and rub until the saffron dissolves.
  5. Cool the dough mixture slightly and add the saffron mixture. Mix very well.
  6. Spread the mixture evenly on a smooth surface.
  7. Spread the silver foil over it.
  8. Cut into diamond shaped pieces and serve.

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 on 12 Oct 12 09:30 AM

Love the flavor of cashew nut barfis. Easy and quick to make and kids love it.