by: Maa Simply too good

An exotic Indian sweet, it is deceptively very easy to make this no bake dessert. 'A must try'.


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serves: 4

1 cup Cashew nuts

3/4 cup Sugar

5 tbsp Water

1 tbsp Ghee

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 485

  • Total Fat: 27.8 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 6.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.7 mg
  • Sodium: 33.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  •     Sugars: 41.1 g
  • Protein: 10.4 g

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1.  Dry roast the cashew nuts for about a minute,taking care not to brown them and then grind the cashew nuts in a dry grinder to a fine powder.

2.  Make the sugar syrup by adding water to the sugar in a pan and cooking it till 1 string consistency, which will take approximately 4-5 mins on slow flame.

3.  Mix in the cashew nut powder and cook for another 5 mins till the mixture is of dropping consistency.

4.  Drop the cashew dough on a greased plate and wait for it to cool down.Then apply ghee on your palms and knead the dough to a smooth round ball.

5.  Grease a butter paper and a rolling pin.Now flatten out the dough into a circle, about 1/4 inch in thickness, with the rolling pin on to the butter paper placed on a rolling board or any flat surface.

6.  Let it cool down for 10 mins and then cut out diamond shaped melt in the mouth Kaju Katlis.

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