Kaju Roll Recipe

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Kaju Roll
How to make Kaju Roll
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One of the most popular Indian mithai. Elongated rolls made with cashew nuts.

Ingredients of Kaju Roll

  • 250 gm cashew nuts
  • 250 gm (1 cup) sugar
  • 240 gm (1 cup) milk
  • Few silver leaves for decoration-optional

How to Make Kaju Roll

  • 1.Blend cashews and milk in a blender to a fine paste.
  • 2.Mix paste and sugar and cook over low heat stirring till the sugar dissolves, then bring to a boil.
  • 3.Continue stirring over medium heat, till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, and becomes a dough like paste.
  • 4.It gathers up together into a mass.
  • 5.Remove from heat and when cool enough to handle, roll it on to a greased surface, with a greased rolling pin (roll before it cools). Roll to 1/4cm/1/8" thickness.
  • For the rolls:
  • 1.You can make a mixture of grated, blanched almonds or pistas, or crumbled khoya, with some powdered sugar and powdered elaichi (you can vary filling according to taste, e.g. use pista).
  • 2.Cut the rolled kaju into rectangles, place some filling along the width of the rectangle and roll into cylindrical shapes, covering the filling completely.