Guilt Free Rose Cashew Dessert (Gulab Kaju Barfi)
Rose Cashew Barfi or Gulab Kaju Barfi is one of the desserts which is favorite among my family. Gulab means Rose; Kaju means Cashews. In India, you will find different versions of Kaju Barfi, but when you use rose water to flavor this dessert, it is out if this world. This dessert is extremely easy to make and during this cold weather, it provides the energy which body needs.
Cashews strengthen the heart and enhance your memory. They are Ushna (Hot) in nature and kindle the Agni. However, cut back on almonds, cashews, and walnuts during summer to avoid Pitta vitiation. Cashews are packed with iron and copper which work to form hemoglobin and red blood cells; hence cashews are an excellent source to boost Rakta dhatu or Blood as per Ayurveda. The oil expressed from the Cashew nut is an excellent emollient. Almond provides physical and mental strength for the body and offers nourishment during pregnancy and postpartum or anytime of your life, adults, and children. Almonds are nature’s signature brain tonic that provides nutrition to thin sense fibers which arise from the brain and pass through the neck.
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