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Kaju Katli - Indian Cashew fudge

A delicious indianmithai made with cashews and flavoured with cardamom.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts, Sweets and savories, Traditional
Cuisine gluten free, Indian, Kids choice, Vegetarian
Servings 20 pieces


  • blender
  • Thick bottomed pan.


  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/2 cup unrefined sugar
  • 1/4 cup drinking water
  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder


  • On the heavy bottomed pan, roast the cashews on low heat.
  • Remove one cashew and check if it crushes well.
  • Remove the cashews and let them cool.
  • Grind the cashews into a fine powder. Set it aside till it is needed.
  • Dissolve the sugar in the water and add it to the pan.
  • Set it a low heat and bring it to a vigrous boil.
  • Sift in the cashew powder and keep stirring so there are no lumps formed.
  • Add the cardamom powder and keep stirring and mixing.
  • Let the mix cook down , till you can move it around in the pan easily.
  • Once you are able to pinch of pieces and it holds shape, remove from heat and transfer to parchment paper.
  • Allow a couple of minute to cool,.
  • Knead the mix well and flatten the mix .
  • Place another parchment paper on it and roll the mix.
  • Roll to about 0.5 cm thickness.
  • Slice the flattened mix at diagonals to make diamond shaped patterns.
  • Allow to cool further and remove the slices onto a plate.
  • The kaju katli is ready.
    indian cashew fudge.
Keyword Indian desserts, Indian vegetarian dinner
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