Kaju Watermelon Recipe
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Recipe type: Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Super cute watermlelon cashew sweet. These not only looks super adorable but taste so delicious that you cannot stop with just one.
Ingredients
  • Cashewnuts - 1 cup
  • Sugar - ½ cup
  • Water - ¼ cup
  • Red Food Colour
  • Green Food Colour
  • Black Sesame Seeds - ½ tsp
  • Ghee as needed
Instructions
  1. Take cashews in a blender and powder it. Dont over run the blender else it will get into a paste like.
  2. Heat a heavy bottom pan on medium heat. Add sugar and water to it. Mix well will a spoon.
  3. Bring that to a boil and simmer them for 5-8 mins till they form one string consistency.
  4. To check that take few drops of sugar syrup between your fingers and it should form a string when your press between them(check image). Or you can add few drops of sugar syrup in a bowl of cold water, the sugar syrup wont get dissolved. Or you can take the sugar syrup in a spoon and invert them, the last drop falling from the spoon forms a string like consistency.
  5. Once the sugar has reached this consistency. Add the cashew powder to it and mix well.
  6. Mix them for 3-4 mins till the mixture leaves the sides and form a sticky dough.
  7. Transferred that to a ghee greased plate and let them cool for 5 mins.
  8. Now grease your hands too and knead them till they get into a smooth ball.
  9. Divide it into three balls. Dye one ball in red colour and sprinkle some sesame seeds.
  10. Dye another ball with green colour.
  11. Take red ball, roll it into a smooth ball. Place it in flattened green colour and seal the edges.
  12. Now place it in white and roll it smooth.
  13. Set aside for 5 mins to dry.
  14. Cut into quarters.
  15. Serve
Notes
1)Once the mixture is done, if it looks dry for you to mould, sprinkle some milk and knead till smooth and soft.
Recipe by Yummy Tummy at https://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/2017/10/kaju-watermelon-recipe.html