Paan Kaju Katli (Burfi)

Preparing sweets is an integral part in celebrating many Indian festivals. Diwali is around the corner and everyone will be looking for preparing a special sweet. Kaju Katli is one of the most popular sweets, and liked by everyone. This recipe is a slight twist to the original Kaju Katli recipe with a refreshing flavor of fresh paan leaves. The recipe is prepared using blended paan(betel) leaves, cashew powder, sugar and flavored with rose essence. Try this delicious sweet this Diwali and surprise your guests. 

 

Paan Kaju Katli ( Burfi)
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Servings Prep Time
16 Pieces 15 Minutes
Cook Time
15-20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
16 Pieces 15 Minutes
Cook Time
15-20 Minutes
Paan Kaju Katli ( Burfi)
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
16 Pieces 15 Minutes
Cook Time
15-20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
16 Pieces 15 Minutes
Cook Time
15-20 Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Take one cup of broken roasted kaju.
  2. Grind it in small batches to make a fine powder.
  3. Sift the cashew nut powder using a strainer.
  4. Store the remaining cashew nut chunks separately.
  5. Chop the paan leaves.
  6. Grind paan leaves and cashew nut chunks along with 1/4 cup of water to achieve a smooth texture.
  7. Heat 1/2 cup of sugar in a heavy bottom pan with paan & cashew mixed with food color at medium heat. Stir continuously.
  8. Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat to low. Add cashew nut powder and 3 tbsp milk powder. Stir and mix it very well. Add rose essence.
  9. Cook the mixture until it forms a dough consistency by stirring continuously. Once it's done, turn off the heat.
  10. Place the cashew nut, paan mixture onto a silicone mat. Let it cool little bit. Knead the dough using a rubber spatula.
  11. Then, spread it in to flat plate or 6'' cake pan evenly.
  12. Spray gold food color on it or put some silver vark on it. Cut into diamond shape.
  13. Paan kaju katli/burfi are ready for your Diwali celebrations.
  14. Offer this delicious sweet to Goddess Lakshmi.
  15. Enjoy it with your family and friends.
Recipe Notes
  • Grinding cashew (kaju) powder is little tricky, always grind it in small amount at a time and sift it using strainer.
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