Kaju Rolls

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:750 gm
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - cashews, soaked in hot water for 2 hours
  • 300 g - sugar, powdered
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 20 - pistachios, slivered thinly
  • 1 tsp - ghee, if required for greasing
  • Silver foil - for decoration

How to Make Kaju Rolls

  • Drain water, grind cashews to a smooth paste, with as little water as possible.
  • Put cashew paste in a heavy or non-stick pan.
  • Heat and cook, stirring continuously with a spatula.
  • Make sure not to allow mixture to stick to bottom or scald.
  • When paste is thick like a soft lump, add sugar.
  • Mix and continue to cook and stir, till a soft lump is formed.
  • Stir in cardamom powder.
  • Transfer to a clean work surface.
  • Knead well till mixture is soft and smooth.
  • Grease a large clean polythene sheet, to shape cylinders.
  • Take fist-sized portions, make thin cylinders approx 1 cm in diameter.
  • Roll each cylinder in silver foil and smoothen over surface.
  • Press in some slivers of pista and almonds on top for decoration.
  • Cool completely before storing in airtight container.
  • Arrange layer by layer, interspersed with butter paper between each.