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Chironji Ki Katri/Barfi

Updated: Sep 20, 2020

A sweet dish which is made from nutritious dry fruit, chironji. Usually consumed during festivals and offered as prashad for puja.

Chironji Ki Katri by Dr. Kusum Rajkumar
Chironji Ki Katri | Baatein Kadhai Se


Chironji - 250 grams

Sugar - 250 grams

Water - 1/2 cup

Oil for greasing


Step 1 - Heat a kadhai and roast the chironji till it turns light brown in colour.

Step 2 - Put the chironji aside and allow it to cool.

Step 3 - Heat the kadhai, add sugar & 1/2 cup water. The water should cover the sugar.

Step 4 - Cook the sugar and water mixture till you get 1.5 - 2 strands of sugar syrup (chashni).

Step 5 - Now take the kadhai off the gas and add roasted chironji to it. Mix very well.

Step 6 - Take a big plate and grease it slightly.

Step 7 - Now spread the chironji and sugar mixture evenly on the plate. You can wet your hands while doing this.

Step 8 - Allow it to rest for one hour. Cut it into pieces. If unable cut, then you can even break it into small pieces.

Step 9 - Store in an airtight container.

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