Kaju Katli


Kaju Katli

kaju katli is one of the most popular sweets which is gifted to relatives and friends during the diwali festival in north india. It is also known as kaju Katari or kaju barfi.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Soak cashews in water for about 1 to 1 1/2 hrs. Leave it to drain.
  • Add rose water and grind them to a fine paste (add very little water if required).
  • Mix sugar into this paste.
  • Transfer the mixture to a saucepan.
  • Cook on a low flame until the mixture comes together.
  • Remove the mixture from the flame.
  • Continue stirring the mixture until it cools completely and becomes stiff.
  • Transfer this mixture on a greased surface.
  • Roll out to 1/2 " thickness.
  • Decorate with silver vark.
  • Cut into diamond shapes or as desired.
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Response (7)
  1. p
    priya July 3, 2011

    Nice recipe, please do tell me reason for kajukatli not becoming solid enough.

  2. p
    priya July 3, 2011

    I like it much and a lovable sweet for my family. Its simple and easy to prepare. Thank u

  3. v
    vadhana July 27, 2007

    kaju kathli is my son`s favourite. he dont like sweet but he eat this only. Thanks for recipe. I will make my son happy with this kaju kathli.

  4. s
    sony November 26, 2005

    this is sweet that i like very much.thanks a lot for the recipe

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