Kesar Badam Katli | Perfect Sweet Shop Style Kesar Badam Katli

Kaju Katli is one of the most liked sweets for all, let it be Rakhi or Diwali. To make it slightly different, special and tasty, I am giving you the recipe of this 'Cashew Almond Katli'.If you follow the tips carefully,you will surely get the taste of Sweets sold in the sweet shop.

This mainly has only four ingredients.I get a perfect taste, whenever I make it. It is made the same way as Cashew Katli but needs slight changes to get a unique taste.

We usually buy some or the other sweets during Festival time.we can make sweets with better taste and can also gift them to your near and dear ones with pride.

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1.Cook Almonds till you can remove their skin easily

Cooking Tips:

2.Use a thick bottomed pan to make it,or else this will stick and burn in the process

3.Cook the Almonds and Sugar carefully on a low, medium and high flame till it becomes thick.

  1. The taste of the Katli depends on the cooking process. It should be cooked neither for too little time or too long a time to get a proper taste.Check it making a small ball of it and press it between fingers .

  2. Once it is properly cooked, remove it from the stove and leave it for at least 5 hours,so that it becomes hard to make a dough out of it or you can leave it overnight to cool if the quantity is more.

  3. Ideal thickness is 1/4 inch.Use a flat cup to smoothen it and cut to get a perfect taste.

Kesar Badam Katli | Perfect Sweet Shop Style Kesar Badam Katli - Recipe Video

Kesar Badam Katli | Perfect Sweet Shop Style Kesar Badam Katli

Sweets | vegetarian
  • Prep Time 1 min
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Total Time 41 mins
  • Pieces 25


  • 1.5 cup Almonds (225 gm)
  • Water
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 200 gm Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Saffron water (pinch of saffron soaked in 1 tbsp water)


  1. Cook Almonds in water till the skin is easily removed.
  2. Remove the skin of the Almonds and put them in water.
  3. Drain the almonds and grind them coarsely in the grinder and then add milk and grind it into a smooth paste.
  4. Take a thick bottom pan, add Almond paste, Sugar, and stir it continuously on a low flame till it becomes thick.
  5. Once the Almond paste becomes thick, add Saffron water and cook for 5 mins on a medium flame.
  6. Switch off the stove and leave it for 5 hours.
  7. After 5 hours, remove this mixture using a spoon and make a soft dough the way we make for chapatis.
  8. Make small balls and press them with a rolling pin of 1/4 inch thickness. Take a flat square cup to make the top surface smooth.Spread the silver foil on it and cut into diamond-shaped pieces
  9. Store them in an airtight container. They remain fresh for a week at least.

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