Omani Cashew Barfi

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Annacia

While, personally, I might not have chosen to call any food a Barfi this is it's name and has been in Oman for many generations. Irregardless of the name these easy candy like nut treats are delicious and simple to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the cashew nuts in warm water for about 30 minutes and wash them 2 to 3 times.
  2. Drain all the water out and blend the cashew nuts to a fine paste, keep aside.
  3. Dissolve the sugar and powdered milk in 1/2 cup of water and prepare a syrup of one string consistency.
  4. Add the cashew paste to the syrup and cook over a medium flame, stirring continuously till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan (approx. 5 to 7 minutes).
  5. Transfer to a plate and cool.
  6. Cut in diamond shape pieces.
  7. Store in refrigerator.

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