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Watermelon- Cashew and Pistachio Barfi


For Red Cashew Barfi
Ground Cashew Powder - 2 cups
Sugar - 1 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Ghee - 2 tablespoons
Few drops of Red food color

Grind the cashew in a food processor. Boil the sugar in water till it forms a one thread syrup. Reduce the flame and add the ground cashew and mix it well. Add the red color. The dough will resemble a soft dough. Pour the dough on a ghee greased surface and knead the dough well. Keep aside.

For White Cashew Barfi
Ground Cashew Powder - 1 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/4 cup
Ghee - 1 tablespoon

Grind the cashew in a food processor. Boil the sugar in water till it forms a one thread syrup. Reduce the flame and add the ground cashew and mix it well. The dough will resemble a soft dough. Pour the dough on a ghee greased surface and knead the dough well. Roll the dough with a rolling pin into a rectangular shape. Keep aside.

For Pistachio Barfi
Ground Unsalted Pistachio Powder - 1cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Water - 1/4 cup
Ghee - 1 tablespoon
Few drops of Green food color

Grind the pistachios in a food processor. Boil the sugar in water till it forms a one thread syrup. Reduce the flame and add the ground pistachios and mix it well. Add the green color. The dough will resemble a soft dough. Pour the dough on a ghee-greased surface and knead the dough well. Keep aside. Roll the dough with a rolling pin into a rectangular shape.

Black Raisins 2 4 tablespoons

  • Make the pistachio barfi and the 2 cashew barfis  as specified in the recipe above.
  • Roll out the pistachio barfi and the white cashew barfi with the help of a greased rolling pin on a sheet of plastic wrap to rectangular shape and 1/8" thickness. Make them the same size.
  • Make a roll of the cashew barfi into a cylinder shape same size in length as the longer side of the rectangle.
  • Place  the red cashew cylinder at the very top of the long side of the white cashew rectangle. Roll the cashew cylinder roll into the white cashew rectangle. Roll to make sure it is nice and smooth.
  • Now place the above roll onto the green pistachio rectangle. Roll  tightly. Roll to make sure it is nice and smooth.
  • Cut into 1/2 inch pieces. And cut the round discs into half to resemble a half moon. Add black raisins onto the red part of the cashew barfi part to resemble a watermelon. Serve.
 
 

 

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