Kaju Barfi

kaju barfi
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author The following information about this recipe was contributed by Reshmi Anand: Recipe photo, Ingredients & Preparation.


Cashewnut powder : 1/2 kilogram
Sugar : 1 cup
Saffron (kesar) : 5 - 6 strands
Ghee : 2 tablespoons
Silver varq / foil : 6 - 8 leaves
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Kaju barfi is a mouth watering Indian delicious sweets for all occasions usually in the form of lozenge. The main ingredients in Kaju Barfi is Cashew nut. This is one of the most expensive Indian Sweets when compared to other Barfis.

Kaju barfi preparation

  1. In a bowl with three fourth cup of water dissolve sugar and bring it to boil.
  2. Add saffron to the solution and cook it till it forms a syrup of three thread like consistency.
  3. In a pan melt the ghee and add this to the syrup.
  4. Add cashew nut powder and mix it thoroughly.
  5. Allow it to cool slightly.
  6. Knead it well and roll it into half centimeter thick rectangle.
  7. Spread silver foil over these and cut it into diamond shaped pieces of approximately one and half inch.

This entry was written on October 8th, 2016 by in Bakery and tagged with , , , , , , , . Last revised on October 20th, 2016.

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  • October 4, 2014 at 2:14 am


  • June 26, 2013 at 5:16 am

    Yum yum!!! Will get back to you with feedback after making it with a little variation 🙂


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