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Cashewnuts is an amazing Indian dessert or burfee recipe with a delectable taste and an unique set of ingredients. The cashewnuts or kaju burfee is prepared with mawa mixed with sugar, desiccated coconut and a paste made from roasted cashewnuts. The burfee or rectangular shaped kaju mithai is served on special occasions or festivals. An excellent popular dessert recipe for every occasion.

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Cashewnuts recipe - How to make Cashewnuts

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time: : 20 katlees (approx.)   Total Time:     15
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250 gms cashewnuts (kaju)
250 gms sugar
200 ml milk
silver foil for decoration (optional)

  1. Blend together cashews and milk very finely, in a blender.
  2. Put the paste in a kadhai, add sugar and cook over low flame. stir till the sugar dissolves and then bring to a boil.
  3. Continue stirring over medium flame, till mixture collects together and becomes dough-like.
  4. Remove from flame, cool enough a hit, roll on to a greased surface, with a greased rolling pin to 1/4cm or 1/8" thickness.
  5. Cover with silver foil and cool.
  6. Cut into diamond shaped pieces and transfer onto a serving dish.

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This recipe was contributed by sweetyparekh on 05 Aug 2002

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