• PREP TIME10 m

Kaju Katli (also known as Kaju Barfee or Cashew Burfee) is an extremely popular North Indian sweet, often made during Diwali and special festive occasions. This lip-smacking dessert recipe has the goodness of cashews and is truly delicious. It is an easy-to-make Diwali dessert recipe at home.


  • 2 cup powdered cashews
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon ghee
  • 4 inches Silver vark
How to make Kaju Katli
  • Step 1

    To prepare this delicious dessert, grind the cashews to a smooth powder.

  • Step 2

    Then prepare the cashew paste, for that, put a pan over medium flame and heat water in it. Add sugar in it and stir continuously until it is fully dissolved.

  • Step 3

    Bring syrup to a gentle boil until it reaches to one string consistency. When it’s done, add the cashews powder and stir well.

  • Step 4

    Stir this mixture for about 5-10 minutes or till it starts to thicken, and remove it from the burner.

  • Step 5

    Then transfer this cashew paste to a large plate or bowl, and allow it to cool slightly. When it has cooled enough to handle, knead the mixture well.

  • Step 6

    Flatten the dough (you can use a rolling pin). Grease a plate with ghee and transfer this cashew dough on it.

  • Step 7

    Using a rolling pin, gently roll until the dough has evenly spread out on the plate.

  • Step 8

    Allow it to cool completely and cut the dough in small diamond shapes. Serve immediately.