Corn Flour: 1 Cup
Sugar: 2 Cups
Water: 3 Cups
Ghee: 8 tbsp
Cardamom: 3 to 4 (Powdered)
Cashew: ½ Cup (Chopped)
Lemon Juice: 1 tsp
Food Colour: a pinch
Method to prepare
Step 1: In a non-stick kadai, mix 2 cups of water and sugar and heat till all the sugar has dissolved. Then add the lemon juice to this.
Step 2: Mix the corn flour in the remaining1 cup of water without any lump and add to it to the sugar syrup, stirring continuously on low -medium heat. It will thicken and gradually become glassy (transparent)
Step 3: AT this stage, start adding the ghee, 2 tbsp at a time and continue to cook for 3 minutes. Then add 2 more tbsp of ghee and cook for 3 minutes. Repeat this two more times, until all the ghee has been used.
Step 4: Now add the cashews and the cardamom powder
Step 5: Continue cooking till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the vessel and the ghee starts oozing out.
Step 6: Add the food colour and mix well and transfer it into a greased square tin and let it cool completely.
Step 7: Once cool, cut into the desired shapes and serve.