Kashmiri Shufta - Regional

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Traditional Kashmiri dessert especially made during festivals and Marriages. It is a mixture of various dry fruits and spices, like (Black pepper powder, dry ginger powder, cinnamon powder and cardamom powder) coated with sugar syrup. Although Kashmiri Shufta looks very simple, it tastes awesome. Dry fruits are first soaked in water for some time and then mixed with ghee and fried, Coated with various spice powders and sugar. Here is the simple recipe to make Kashmiri Shufta.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, Kashmiri
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1/4 cup Almonds or badam badam â
  • 1/4 cup cashews or kaju kaju â
  • 1/4 cup Raisins or walnut and walnut akhrot â each
  • 1/4 cup Walnut akhrot â
  • 8 Dates dry khajur â
  • 8 slice Coconut dry
  • 1/4 cup Indian Cottage Cheese cut into small pieces, or paneer paneer â
  • 1/4 cup Clarified Butter or ghee ghee â
  • 1/2 cup Sugar Syrup or water, or sugar thick made with water and sugar
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder â
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder â
  • 1 tsp Ginger Powder dry â
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder â
  • 1 pinch Saffron â good
  • 2 tbsp Rose Petals dried â


  • Soak almonds, cashew nuts, raisins, pistachios and walnuts in enough water for 30 minutes.
  • Soak dry dates in another bowl and Cut the soaked dates into small pieces and remove the seeds.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and Fry the coconut slices till browned and Remove in a plate.
  • Fry paneer pieces in the same ghee till slightly browned.
  • Drain the water from the dry fruits and add them in the pan fried coconut.
  • Add sugar syrup , black pepper powder, cinnamon powder, dry ginger powder, cardamom powder, saffron and rose petals in the pan.
  • Cook till sugar is boiled and dryfruits are soft and.Serve@Kashmiri Shufta immediately.
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Recipe Notes

If making it for later use, re heat before serving.
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