Kesari Khoya-Nut Barfi

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Charishma_Ramchanda

I dont remember where I found this recipe some weeks back. I made these last night and they were gone this evening! Nobody could believe that the cooking time of this recipe is just 5 minutes. But, it is! These delights are real delights. Hope all of you give this a try!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 500 g khoya, grated
  • 4 green cardamoms, ground in a mixer (discard the skins and grind the rest of it that's inside the cardamoms)
  • 3 -5 saffron strands
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 12 cashews, ground in a mixer
  • 10 plain pistachios, ground in a mixer
  • 2 tablespoons coconut, grated
  • ghee, to grease the microwave-proof dish
  • edible silver foil, for garnishing (silver warq)


  1. Combine all the ingredients except the edible silver foil in a flat, greased microwave dish.
  2. Microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir well.
  4. Flatten with a greased knife.
  5. Garnish with edible silver foil.
  6. Set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  7. Cover the dish with a transparent cling-film wrap.
  8. Refrigerate overnight.
  9. On the afternoon that follows, cut the barfi into desired shapes.
  10. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator and serve as desired.
  11. Note: Mawa can be substituted for khoya in this recipe.

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