- Yield: 4
- Prep Time: 2h 00 min
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Calories: 1200 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 130.06 g
- Cholesterol Content: 6 mg
- Fat Content: 71.48 g
- Fiber Content: 5.6 g
- Protein Content: 25.83 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 18.608 g
- Serving Size: 4
- Sodium Content: 451 mg
- Sugar Content: 86.24 g
- Trans Fat Content: 0 g
Kesar Kaju Katli
Kesar Kaju Katli is the quickest and delicious festival sweets recipe. It’s all-time favorite traditional Indian sweet. Kesar Kaju katli is a delightful treat for any celebration or special occasion. It is easier to make, and the taste of it is excellent — this Indian sweet made with cashew nuts, sugar, and saffron. It is an ideal sweet snack for Diwali celebration. Try once you surely like it.
Ingredients of Kesar Kaju Katli Recipe
- Cashew nuts, broken into 2 pieces - 1 Cup
- Milk - ¼ Cup
- Sugar - ¾ Cup
- Water - ½ Cup
- Saffron strands - 12
- Pure Ghee - 1 Teaspoon
- Milk for removing scum from the sugar syrup - 2 Tablespoons
How to Make Kesar Kaju Katli
Step 1: First, grease the plate with little ghee and set aside.
Step 2: Take cashew nuts in a bowl and soak them in hot water for about 1 ½ hour. Drain the excess water.
Step 3: Grind soaked cashew nuts with a ¼ cup of milk to smooth paste.
Step 4: Place sugar in a pan and add water to it over low flame let this mixture simmer. Once the sugar dissolved water ultimately starts boiling, add two tablespoons of milk and boil for a few more seconds.
Step 5: When the scum will come out to the surface, remove the pan from the heat and filter the sugar syrup.
Step 6: Again boil the sugar syrup until you get a one string consistency.
Step 7: Then add cashew nuts paste and saffron strands. Over medium-low flame cook, the cashew nuts paste by stirring it continuously.
Step 8: When the cashew nuts mixture got thicken and started to leave sides of pan to remove the mixture to the greased plate.
Step 9: Spread this cashew nuts mixture evenly with the help of rolling pin then set aside and let it cool slightly.
Step 10: Now, cut it with a sharp knife into the desired shape.
Step 11: Your Kesar Kaju Katli is ready to serve.