Cashew BurfiCashew Burfi is one of the famous Diwali sweets. It is a simple Indian recipe made from sugar and chashewnuts. Kaju Barfi is not only delicious but also healthy. Learn how to make Cashew Barfi with our easy to learn steps.

 

Ingredients:

 

Cashew/kaju  – 1 cup

Cream – ¼ cup

Sugar – ½ cup

Silver leaf

A little Ghee



Preparation of Cashew Burfi:

 

  • Soak kaju for 3 hours.
  • Grind the nuts to a paste.
  • Take a flat tray, and grease it with ghee.
  • In a thick bottom vessel put the sugar and cream, go on stirring for about 5-8 minutes till you get a single strand consistency.

 

Tip: Use organic sugar to be free from chemicals. Crush and make powder of it when mixed with cream.

 

  • Once its done add the kaju paste and stir continuously till the ball is formed in the center.
  • Then immediately pour it on the greased tray.,make a thin (an inch)layer out of it.
  • After about 5 minutes carefully undo the silver leaf covering the whole sweet.
  • Cashew Burfi is ready. Cut the burfee.

 

Nutritional facts:

 

  • Cashew nuts do have a relatively high fat content (12 grams per ounce, 2 grams saturated fat), but it is considered “good fat.”
  • It also have a fatty acid, which lower the risk of heart disease
  • They have a high energy density and high amount of dietary fiber
  • It’s high magnesium content also takes the credit for its healthy heart qualities
  • High copper content helps the body utilize iron, eliminate free radicals, develop bone and connective tissue, and produce the skin and hair pigment melanin.
  • From many years sugar is treated as tempting ingredient, but because of health issues you can use sugar free sweetener.
  • Organic sugar is less processed and chemical free so you can have it under caution (sugar is not recommended for diabetes patients)