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kaju barfi recipe
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kaju barfi recipe | kaju ki barfi | kaju barfi with milk | cashew burfi recipe

easy kaju barfi recipe | kaju ki barfi | kaju barfi with milk | cashew burfi recipe
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 Servings


  • 1 cup cashew / kaju
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp milk optional
  • ½ tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder


  • firstly, in a blender blend 1 cup cashew to fine powder. dry roast cashew if they are not fresh or moist.
  • prepare the sugar syrup by adding ½ cup sugar and ¼ cup water.
  • stir and boil on medium flame till you reach 1 string consistency.
  • now add in powdered cashew powder. sieve the cashew powder before adding to avoid any pieces of cashew.
  • also add 2 tbsp milk. milk helps to make kaju burfi more moist. however avoid it, if storing for more time.
  • stir continuously on low flame.
  • the mixture forms a paste and start to thicken.
  • once the mixture separates from pan, add ½ tsp ghee and ½ tsp cardamom powder. ghee helps to make burfi more flavourful.
  • mix well till the mixture forms a thick paste.
  • switch off the stove. and grease the butter paper with ghee. transfer the cashew dough on to the butter paper.
  • allow it to cool 5 minutes.
  • grease your hand with little ghee and knead 30 seconds. be careful as the dough will be very hot.
  • once you get smooth dough, cover with butter paper and roll slightly thick.
  • furthermore, cut the dough into diamond shape or the shape you wish for.
  • you can also decorate with silver leaf / silver vark.
  • finally, serve kaju burfi to your brother and celebrate raksha bandhan.