Cashew Barfi Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Diwali
Recipe Type Sweets
Cuisine South Indian

Cashew Barfi is an Indian dessert. Kaju literally means Cashew nuts and Barfi is a type of Indian sweet, usually in the form of lozenge. Barfi is often but not always, made by thickening milk with sugar and other ingredients (dry fruits and mild spices). It is then spread in a flat, shallow dish and cut into bite-sized pieces. These pieces are sometimes decorated with edible silver foil.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Sugar 1 cup 774
Milk Powder 4 tablespoon 187.2 1.92
Cardamom Powder 0.5 teaspoon 3.8 0.01
Cashew Nut 1 cup 688.75 55
Ghee 1 tablespoon 248.1 26.88 6.99
1901.85 83.81 6.99

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Grind Cashew Nut in a blender Till you have a fine powder.
  2. 2 Knead the ground Cashew Nut with powdered Sugar, Milk Powder, Cardamom, Ghee and a little Milk.
  3. 3 Knead Till you get a thick Buttery dough.
  4. 4 Roll out and cut into diamonds and bake in the oven Till a light golden brown.