Kaaju Roll (काजू रोल) – Cashew Nuts Roll–Kaju Delight–Indian Sweet Recipe

Ingredients –

  • Cashew nuts (Kaaju) powder – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1/3 cup (as per your taste)
  • Chopped Pistachios (Pista) – 2 tbsp (as per your choice)
  • For coating dry coconut powder
  • Food color (yellow)
  • Ghee / Butter – 1/2 tsp

Method –

  1. Heat the non-stick pan on medium heat.
  2. Add ghee( 1/2 tsp), sugar and 1 cup water.
  3. Mix well and let the water boil.
  4. Prepare sugar syrup and check with your fingers it should be 1 string.
  5. Once sugar syrup is ready add cashew powder and keep stirring it.
  6. Cook it on medium to low heat.
  7. Keep cooking it for some more time until it becomes thick paste.
  8. Switch off the heat and let it cool down.
  9. Divide the Kaaju paste into two equal parts.
  10. Once it little cools down, take one part and add food color and chopped pista.
  11. Mix well and roll the shape as a square
  12. Once it cools down shape the kaaju  paste  into a ball.
  13. Now take second part of kaaju paste and shape into a ball.
  14. Roll the ball, using rolling pin.
  15. Place square shape on the kaaju roll and with the help of our hand cover it properly.
  16. Coat with dry coconut powder evenly.
  17. Roll is ready, wrap the roll into plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
  18. Keep it in fridge for 1 hour, so it can settle down.
  19. After an hour remove plastic wrap from Kaaju roll and cut the roll into slices.
  20. Kaaju roll  is ready to serve.
  21. Keep it in fridge for 1 week and use.

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