East End Cashew Nuts
Suitable for vegetarians. Cashew nuts. Cashews are grown in many tropical regions, especially India and East Africa. The ear-shaped cashews is grown on trees and contains a white kernel within the shellknown as the cashew nut. They can be eaten raw but they are popular in some Indian and Chinese sweet and savoury dishes. Cashews can also be dry roasted, sprinkled with salt to be eaten as a snack.
Preparation & Storage
- Cashew Barfi (Fudge)Serves 10375g unsalted East End Raw Cashews800ml milk250g light brown sugar1/4 tsp ground East End Green Cardamom1 tbsp East End vegetable margarineSoak the cashews in a bowl of boiling water for about an hour, then drain. Puree 200ml milk and cashews in a blender. Heat the remaining milk, the sugar, cardamom and margarine over medium heat for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is thick. Add the cashew paste and mix thoroughly to prevent the cashews from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Cook and stir for 4-6 minutes until the nut paste is thick and sticky. Remove from heat and spread evenly in a lightly greased baking pan/tray. Cool, cut into squares, and serve.Remember small children can choke on nuts.
Once opened store contents in an airtight container under cool, dry conditions.