Rakhi is basically a sacred thread of protection embellished with the love and affection of a sister for her brother. This day is also known as Raksha Bandhan and celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Shravana in India. On this day, sisters pray for long life of their brothers and ask God to bless them with his blessings. Brothers, in turn, give them enticing rakhi gifts and promise to care life long.
Kaju Katli is the one of the most popular sweet in Raksha bundhan occesun.During Raksha bundhan there are different type of sweets available in sweets shop, just as Kaju katli, Kesharia Peda, Gujias, Bundi Laddu, Mal Pua, Ghevar etc.
100 gms Cashew nuts
100 gms Sugar
1/2 Cardamom Powder
Silver Foil (optional)
1 tbsp Ghee
Soak cashew nuts in water for about half an hour. Make a paste of soaked cashew nuts in a grinder. Now in a kadhai or saucepan make syrup with sugar and water . Add kaju paste to it. Stir properly and cook on slow to medium heat. Cook stirring continuously till a soft lump is formed. Add ghee and cardamom powder and mix well turn off the flame. Aloow to cool. Transfer the mixture on a greased plate and roll it to a 1/8 inch thickness. Press silver foil over it. After 10 minutes cut it into diamond shaped pieces. Kaju Katli is ready to serve. You can cut it in square or diamond shape.