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Sep 7, 2012

Almond & Cashew Burfi

 Burfi is a diamond shaped ,one of the most popular, sweet in India. It comes in scores of different varieties and flavors. This one is very easy to make . 
 Plain Cashew-                          25 nos
Khus Khus                                 2 tbsp.
Almond s                                  25 no
Milk                                           ½ -1 cup  
Cane sugar-                              2 cup
Ghee-                                       2-3 tbsp.
Crushed Cardamoms                5 no

  • Wash and soak the Almonds in warm water for one hour.
  • Wash and soak the Cashews in warm water separately.
  • Soak Khus Khus in hot water for one hour.
  • Peel the skin from almonds and drain the water.
  • Grind the almonds, cashew and Khus Khus in a blender to a smooth paste, with milk.
  • Put a sugar in a nonstick pan and turn the heat on. Cook it till the sugar syrup forms 2-3 thread consistency.
  • Now add the cashew and almond paste and keep stirring constantly.
  • Ghee can be added slowly, while the paste is cooking.
  • In about 20-25 minutes, simmer the heat and add the remaining ghee and carefully observe for consistency.
  • The mixture will combine together to form a single mass and leaves edges. The color of the mixture will be pale color. Now add the ghee and stir. You can turn the heat off.
  • When you cook more than this, it can turn very hard or get charred.
  • Grease the plate to which the Burfi mixture has to be transferred and keep ready. Remove the mixture and spread it evenly to the plate.
  • After 5 minutes, cut them into little squares, when it is still warm.
  • Store it in a container.
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  1. delicious burfi!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...



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