Mix all the
above ingredients and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 11/2 hours,
stirring frequently. Cook till a thick consistency. Spread on a clean
greased counter or board. Roll out to an 1/8th inch thick and cut into
diamond shapes. Decorate with a whole cashew in the middle of each
1 cup Kaju / Cashew powder
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp ghee
Vanilla/rose essence (optional)
Silver foil (chandi varkh)
Blend the cashew powder and sugar on low in a blender.
Heat 1 tsp ghee in a heavy bottomed pan add the cashew powder and sugar mixture.
Stir until it starts bubbling. Cook stirring continuously until it thickens into a soft mass.
Lower the flame and add the vanilla/rose essence and mix well. Turn off the heat.
Empty on the greased back of a big plate or on clean counter top. Immediately roll it out about 1/4th inch thickness with a greased rolling pin....immediately!
Let it cool completely and then mark & cut into diamonds. Last, apply silver foil on it with care.