Kaaju-ni Barfi


1 cups saaker (sugar)

cup pani (water), or enough to cover the sugar


4 cups caaju (cashew nuts), grated


cup milk powder

teaspoon elchi (cardamom powder)

some ghee (clarified butter), to grease a flat dish

some silver foil, optional, for garnish


1.       Make ek tar syrup using the sugar & water.

2.       Mix the cashew nuts into the syrup.

3.       Blend in the milk powder & cardamom powder.

4.       Remove from heat and immediately spread to a layer in the greased dish. Spread the silver foil over the barfi.

5.       While still warm, cut into diamond shapes.

6.       When cool, lift them each piece and arrange in a serving plate.


Source: Kokila