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Recipe for simple and easy cashew cake

Ingredients: Cashew Nuts - 1 cup Sugar - 1 1/2 cups(can alter it according to one's taste) Milk - 1 tsp Water - 3/4 cup Ghee - 4 tsp Method: Grind cashewnuts to a fine powder. It should not be sticky or oily so have to leave some gaps while grinding it. Mix sugar in water untill it dissolves thoroughly. Bring the mixture to a boil. Add milk which will remove the impurities from sugar, remove the impurities and reduce the flame. Sprinkle the ground cashewnut powder slowly into the sugar syrup constantly stirring it. Never leave it unattended. Keep mixing and stirring till it comes to a thick form and doesnot stick to the sides of the vessel. Add 2 tsp of ghee and mix well. Grease a plate with ghee and pour the mixture into it. Spread evenly. When it is cold cut into square or diamond shape as desired.

Cashew Chikki

Ingredients: Cashew nuts - whole 1 1/2 cups or about 250 gms. Ghee - 1/4 cup Sugar - 1 cup Method: Take a flat surface - chappati stone or any marble surface and coat it with ghee. Coat the roller pin also with ghee. Put the cashew nuts in a plastic bag and crush it slowly either with the help of a chappati roller or with any small flat stone. This will help the cashewnuts to break evenly. Heat a flat bottom pan and add 2 tbsp of ghee to it. Add the sugar when the ghee melts. Let the sugar melt and turn to a honey color (caramelize sugar). Put off the flame and add the broken cashew nut pieces and mix well with a spoon. (mixing should be done as fast as possible). Transfer it immediatly to the ghee coated surface and roll it with chappati roller pin. Cut it into square cubes. Store it in an air tight container.

Kaju Kathlee - A very rich recipe made out of Cashew nut

Ingredients: Cashew Nuts - 1 cup Sugar - 1 cup Ghee - 2 tbsp Water - 1/4 cup Method: Soak cashew muts in water for about 15 to 20 mins. Grind it to a fine paste. In a hard bottom pan, add water and sugar. Boil sugar and keep stirring to make one string consistency of sugar syrup. Add the cashew paste to it. Add 1 tbsp of ghee. When it forms a dough consistency lump and doesnot stick to the sides of the pan, then remove it from flame and spread it on ghee smeared plate. When cold cut into desired shapes. (Normally it is cut into diamond shape).