Kaju katli is a version of famous Indian dessert, barfi. It is also known as kaju barfi. It tastes very different and is in the favourite list of many Indians.

Preparation Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Servings: makes around 15 to 20 pieces (depending upon the thickness and size)


  • 2 cups cashew nuts
  • 1.5 cup hot water
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 1.25 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter (unsalted)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Silver foil (optional)


Preparation Instructions:

  • Soak cashew nuts in hot water for an hour.
  • Drain the water and grind cashews into smooth paste by adding milk and sugar.
  • Heat butter in a pan, add cashew paste and cook over medium heat till the paste becomes thick. Stir continuously.
  • Add vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Spread this mixture evenly in a greased tray and place the silver foil on it. Let it cool for an hour.
  • When the mixture is set, cut it into diamond (or your prefered) shape. Kaju Katli is ready.


  • To check if the mixture is ready to cut, insert a spoon in the mixture, if it comes out clean, it is ready.

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