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Cashew Bownies

Cashew / Kaju ki Brownies

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

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Ingredients non vegetarian 8 servings

    • 1 box Ghirardelli brownie mix ( if you don’t have Brownie Mix then make you own, refer recipe below)
    • ½ cup of semi chocolate chips (milk or white)
    • 1 ½ cup chopped cashew nuts.
    • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
    • 2 Egg white
    • 1 cup of olive oil  or 1 stick of unsalted butter
    • 2 tsp of fat free yoghurt ( to make brownie softer)


    1. Mix Ghirardelli brownie mixture with egg whites, oil or butter, yoghurt and vanilla slowly one by one.
    2. Grease an 8* 8 inch pan with little butter or oil and preheat the oven at 350 for 10 minutes.
    3. Pour ¼ of the mixture in pan and spread add chocolate chips.
    4. Pour little brownie mix again.
    5. Now add cashew nuts and spread all over.
    6. Now pour rest of the brownie mixture.
    7. Now bake it for 20 minutes or until the fork comes out clean if you dip in the mixture.
    8. Cool it down for 15 minutes and cut into pieces.
    9. Dust the sugar if you want.
    10. Enjoy with coffee or tea and remember they are low fat as you have decreased little fat with egg whites and butter.
    11. Brownie mix: - Add all these dry ingredients with wet ingredients as mentioned above. 1 cup all purpose flour, 3 tbsp cocoa powder, 1 tsp baking powder
    12. 1/2 tsp salt, 1-1/4 cup sugar (or adjust to your taste)