Thursday, July 23, 2009

Cashew & Almond Burfi

Generally, we have heard of either cashew or almond burfi, so I thought of combining both of these nuts to make a tasty sweet. I think you will like it.


1) Ground cashew and almond powder (together) - 1 cup

2) Sugar - 2 1/2 cups

3) Ghee - 1 1/2 cups

4) Water - 1/4 cup

In a kadai, dry roast cashews. Later dry roast almond ( preferably the silvered almonds which we get in stores). After it has cooled, grind coarsely cashews and almond together.

In a heavy bottomed vessel, mix water and sugar, bring it to a boil and it should reach a consistency where the syrup forms a single string. At this stage, add the ground powder of the nuts to the syrup and keep on stirring it, so that no lumps are formed. Add 1/2 the ghee now. Continue to stir and add ghee little by little till it starts to leave at the edges. This point, transfer the mixture to a greased plate immediately. Allow it to cool.

Cashew almond burfi ready.