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Varo-Dry fruit brittle

Varo is a great way to add nuts to your diet thereby increasing your protein intake.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: dry fruit brittle, nuts brittle, nuts praline, varo
Servings: 4
Author: Gaurav


  • ¾ cup mixed nuts almonds,cashew,pistachio
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup jaggery replace with sugar if required
  • 1 teaspoon ghee or clarified butter Use oil for vegan option/dairy free option
  • 2-3 cardamoms powdered optional
  • 1 tbsp. poppy seeds


  • Dry roast roast the nuts in a heavy bottom pan for 2 minutes.Keep it aside.
  • In the heavy bottom pan, add ghee with poppy seeds,let it cook. and sugar so that it starts to melt.
  • Add sugar to the mix, let is cook on low flame
  • Keep stirring on a medium flame till sugar gets caramelized
  • Add jaggery and cook for 2 minutes on low flame,till it forms a homogeneous mixture.
  • Add cardamom powder to it along with nuts and turn off the heat.
  • Pour the mixture on a greased plate/baking sheet and roll with a rolling pin to even it.
  • While it is still warm cut into desired sized incisions and let it cool.
  • Break into pieces once it cools off
  • Store brittle in a tight container.