Quick Cashew Barfi

Quick Cashew Barfi

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Every time you think of badam, pista or kaju barfi, do you head straight to the sweet shop? Why not make it at home? If you are thinking – no way, it will take too long to make – just take our challenge and try this Quick Cashew Barfi! It can be made in a jiffy and tastes just as awesome as the original, you will never again think of buying cashew barfi from the stores.

Quick Cashew Barfi recipe - How to make Quick Cashew Barfi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 barfis
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1 cup (200 grams) broken cashewnuts (kaju)
1/2 cup (50 grams) sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
melted ghee for greasing

  1. Blend the cashewnuts in a mixer to a fine powder and keep aside.
  2. Combine the sugar and ¼ cup of water in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the cashew powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Grease a 125 mm. (5”) diameter plate with a little melted ghee, transfer the mixture into it and spread it evenly.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool for 2 to 3 minutes, cut into 8 equal-sized diamond shaped pieces.
  7. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.

Did you know?

    Did you know?
  1. Traditional cashew barfis made with mava take a longer time to cook and also need refrigeration after making. This version is made in a jiffy and stays fresh for up to a week at room temperature itself, as it does not contain mava.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per barfi
Energy121 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates14.3 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat5.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.5 mg


Cashew Barfi ( Quick Dessert Recipe)
 on 10 Apr 11 01:05 PM