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gulab kaju katli
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Gulab Kaju Katli recipe

Kaju katli is the signature wedding sweet much loved by both kids and adults.
Prep Time6 hrs
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: cashew fudge, cashew squares, gulab kaju katli, kaju, kaju katli, kaju katri
Servings: 20


  • Grinder
  • Sieve
  • frying pan
  • Rolling Pin
  • tray


  • 1 cup kaju or cashews
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup dried rose petals
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 Silver foil/varq optional


  • In a bowl add water to rose petals.Keep it aside for 4-6 hours.
  • Process the cashews in a fine powder in a grinder,sieve it through to get a fine powder mix.
  • Filter the mix to extract the rose water(⅓ cup)
  • Heat a pan, add the rose water and sugar, allow it boil and then simmer
  • Cook until the sugar dissolves and you get 1 string consistency sugar syrup
  • Add the cashew powder mix and 1tbsp ghee to the sugar syrup,
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes till it forms a homogeneous mixture and starts coming off from the pan.
  • Once the mix has cooled off, knead it on a baking sheet like a dough.you may use the ghee to get a smooth finish with the mix and avoid it from sticking.
  • Use a rolling pin to spread the mix evenly.
  • Apply the silver vark(foil) and make incisions in desired shapes.
  • Break along the incisions when cooled off.