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Kaju Barfi (జీడి పప్పు బర్ఫీ, ਕਾਜੂ ਬਰਫੀ, காசு பர்பி, काजू बर्फ़ी)

kaju Burfi

Kaju Barfi (జీడి పప్పు బర్ఫీ, ਕਾਜੂ ਬਰਫੀ, காசு பர்பி, काजू बर्फ़ी) is an Indian dessert. Kaju literally means Cashew nuts and Barfi is a type of Indian sweet. Kaju Barfi is a delicious treat for any occasion. Kaju Barfi is one of the special sweets made on Ganesh Chaturthi.

Regional Dish : Andhra; Punjab; Tamil Nadu; Karnataka; Kerala; South India and North India.

Cuisine Style : Andhra | Cooking Time 30 minutes | Take it as Snack | Type Sweet | Shelf Life : 3 days.

Appx. Nutritional values : Calories (350 K cal), Carbohydrates (80 g), Protein (5 g), Fat (3 g).

Ingredients to serve :

  • Cashew Nuts (soaked in water for 2 hours)   2 cups
  • Powdered Sugar     1 cup
  • Ghee     1 tbsp
  • Cardamom Powder    1/2 tsp
  • Silver Foil (optional)

Method :

  1. Drain and blend the cashews to a fine paste. Use as little water as possible when blending.
  2. Now in a saucepan make syrup with sugar and water and Cook on slow to medium heat.
  3. Cook stirring continuously till a soft lump is formed. Add ghee and cardamom powder and mix well.
  4. Remove from heat on to a smooth surface and roll out (thin) quickly with a rolling pin. Cut into squares/diamond shapes.


Other variants / Cuisine Style : 1. Kaju kesar Burfi. 2. Kaju coconut Burfi.

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