Kaju Katri

Kaju Katti, traditional Indian Mithai are made with cashew nuts and milk, topped with silver varq. Usually exchanged as a sweet gift on special occasions.


Serves 4

  • 2 cups cashew nuts
  • 1¾ cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1½ cup boiling water
  • 4 sheets of silver leaf (optional)

How to make Kaju Katri:

  1. Soak the cashew nuts in boiling water for 1 hour.
  2. Drain it and process smoothly in a mixer by adding milk & then sugar.
  3. Heat the butter in a large pan, put the cashew nut paste and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture becomes thick.
  4. Then, put vanilla essence and mix thoroughly.
  5. Put this mixture in a greased tray and spread it evenly and press the silver leaf (optional) on the top. Let it cool for 45 minutes.
  6. After it is cooled, cut into diamond shaped pieces.
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