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katli recipe



The Katli Recipe is a classic traditional sweet dish from India. It is especially popular during festivities like Diwali. It has a smooth and melt-in-mouth texture. The main ingredient is usually some sort of nut, most commonly cashews or almonds. It is a super simple dish, yet absolutely delightful to the palette. It is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats, which are heart friendly.

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cashews or almonds

2 cups


1 cup


1/2 cup

cardamom powder


ghee (clarified butter)

1 tablespoon



Step 1:

Dry grind the cashews or almonds using a food processor until they turn into fine powder.

Step 2:

Stir sugar with water in a pan over medium heat until the sugar completely dissolves.

Step 3:

Add the ground nuts and cardamom powder to the sugar syrup. Stir well.

Step 4:

Cook this mixture on a low flame, continuously stirring until it starts to leave the sides of the pot and forms a dough.

Step 5:

Grease a plate or a tray with ghee. Spread the dough on the tray and let it cool.

Step 6:

Once cool, cut the dough into diamond shapes. Serve these katlis at room temperature.

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