CASHEW FUDGES/KAJI KATLI/MUNTHIRI BURFI/CAKE
Cashew fudge/Kaju katli is the staple dessert that is enjoyed all age groups in every home of India during this Diwali and many special family occasions. Once we start to enjoy this deliciously sweet, we won't be able to stop with one.
We can make it at home with a few ingredients in no time.
Ensure the health of your family members by making it in your kitchen.
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Method: easy for everyone even for beginners
Whole cashew nuts 250 gms
Milkmaid sweetened condensed milk 300 gms
Fresh ghee 50 ml
Crushed cardamom seeds 1/4 tsp
Almond and Pistachio nuts flakes one tablespoon
Saffron strands 10-15 pcs optional
How to make it?
Grind the cashews using the whisk button.
A coarse texture is perfect.
Heat the pan with one tbsp ghee on low flame.
Add the milkmaid condensed milk.
Stir to combine.
Transfer the cashew powder to the pan.
Mix to combine.
Keep on stirring,
Don't worry about cashew lumps.
They will settle down by constant stirring and rubbing with a spatula.
Add ghee one tbsp by one tbsp at regular intervals while stirring on low heat.
Low heat is to be maintained throughout the process.
Add cardamom powder and saffron strands and keep on stirring.
Cook until the contents turn out as a non-sticky mass.
Sprinkle the nut flakes and mix to combine.
Apply a little ghee over the non-stick Tawa and transfer the non-sticky mass
Lever it using a spoon.
Sprinkle the nut flakes (one tbsp) over the levelled mass.
Let it cool for 10 minutes.
Then cut the mass into diamond-shaped or desired shaped fudges.
Store it in the refrigerator
Serves 15 diamond pieces.
Wishing the prosperous and safe Diwali.
Happy and safe cooking!