Recipe for yummy homemade Kaju Burfi / Kaju Katli / cashew Burfi by Grishma Ravi
Ingredients for 20 burfi:
Cashew nuts – 2 cup
Sugar – 1 cup
Water – ½ cup
Kewra essence – 4-5 drops(optional)
Ghee or oil – Just for greasing
Powder the cashews in a dry mixer till it turns into fine powder.
Grind it in batches(not all at once)
If it becomes like a paste also no problem
(you can even Sieve the powder if its fine powder)
Place a pan over medium flame, add water and sugar.
Turn the flame to medium heat and stir the sugar solution.
Cook the sugar syrup for just few minutes
Add in prepared cashew powder.
Mix the mixture and be sure that heat is the minimum.
Add the kewra essence.
Cook the mixture and check the consistency.
First it will convert into dropping consistency.
Then the mixture starts coming together its stickiness is increased
switch off the heat
Now take a butter paper or greased plate and pour this mix on it
burfi you can easily spread it on a plate, You can adjust the thickness
I have made it thin, you can keep it thick also let it cool down 5-10min
Cut into desired shapes, diagonal(diamond shape) or square
and decorate with silver leaf.
You can also store it for 3-4 days at room temperature