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KAJU KATLI (CASHEW DIAMOND CUTS)

It is that time of the year again……Diwali! This Kaju Katli recipe that I learnt from my aunt never fails me! The perfect texture and taste.

This is what you’ll need

Cashew pieces: 3 cups

Sugar: 1 ¾ cup

Milk: 1 cup

Cardamom powder: 1-2tsp

Let’s get cooking

1. Grease 3 steel plates and keep ready.

2. Powder the cashew pieces and keep aside.

3. Make a sugar syrup with the sugar and milk upto 2-3 string consistency. (approximately 10 minutes boiling)

4. Add the cashew powder to the syrup and mix well.

5. Continue mixing until it reaches a soft ball consistency.

6. Add the cardamom powder, mix and remove from flame.

7. Pour onto the greased plates and flatten evenly with a greased rolling pin.

8. Cut into diamond shaped pieces when still hot.

9. Cool and store.

Approximate preparation and cooking time: 25 minutes

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