chocolate kaju katli

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chocolate kaju katli


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 25 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups cashew nuts

  • 1/2 cups sugar

  • 1/3 cups water

  • 1 tsp cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp ghee

  • 1/2 tsp ghee for greasing

  • 100 gms dark chocolate compound


  • in a mixer jar, add cashew nuts and grind until smooth powder
  • do not grind too much otherwise it will start to ooze oil
  • add sugar and water in a pan and cook until sugar dissolves completely
  • cook until syrup turns thick and little sticky
  • do not wait until the syrup reaches to the one string consistency
  • if it is cooked more than one string consistency, the kaju katli will turn hard
  • reduce heat to low and add cashew nut powder and cocoa powder
  • stit with spatula and mix well
  • cook and mix continuously until mixture thickens and leaves the sides of pan, do not over cook
  • turn off the flame and let it cool for 3-4 minutes
  • grease a plastic sheet, transfer the mixture over sheet
  • grease your palm with ghee and knead it for few minutes
  • roll it out into a desired thick round shape using rolling pin
  • you can also place a sheet over it to prevent dough sticking to rolling pin
  • cut it using a knief into diamond shape pieces
  • let it cool for 3-4 minutes
  • now melt dark chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave
  • cut the chocolate transfer sheer to kaju katli size
  • apply a thin layer of melted chocolate on kaju katli and place the sheet over it
  • peel the sheet after 15-20 minutes
  • your kaju katli is ready to serve
  • serve or store in fridge