Stuffed Half Moon – healthy version of traditional kaju katli

4 from 4 votes

New and healthy version of traditional kaju katli is a healthy and quick recipe.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Served AsBrunch
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 6


For kaju katli

  • 110 gm cashews powder
  • 15 gm oat flour
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 2-4 drops saffron colour
  • 2-3 drops rose essence
  • 50 gm water
  • 75 gm sugar

For stuffing

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 30 gm coconut desiccated
  • 80 gm paneer crushed
  • 3 tablespoon milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon cashews powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Oat flour
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 25 gm white chocolate melted


For stuffing

  • Heat water in a pan add coconut and paneer, cook for 2-3 mins.Add milk pwd, cashew and Oats pwd, mix well.
  • Now add sugar and chocolate and mix well. It will be a semi soft dough. Keep aside to cool.

For kaju katli

  • Heat a pan, add water and sugar and let it boil till the two thread consistency.
  • Switch off the flame and add soaked saffron and colour, now add the oats and cashew pwd, mix vigorously till you get the dough like consistency.
  • Grease your hands and the rolling pin for easier rolling. Place the dough on a sheet of wax/ butter paper and roll out to the desired thickness.
  • Cut the rolled out dough into circles with the cookie cutter or into your desired shape.
  • While it's still warm, gently shape each circle in to half moon. Spoon in some of the filling.
  • We can give different shapes to it. Garnish with silver leaves and strawberry. Serve with the bowl of thickened milk (rabri).

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4 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 282 kcal | Carbohydrates: 28 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 13 mg | Sodium: 26 mg | Potassium: 228 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 20 g | Vitamin A: 36 IU | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 118 mg | Iron: 2 mg

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