Pistachio Baskets


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Pistachio Baskets


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A novel form of pista barfi with tasty filling.

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Pistachio Baskets recipe - How to make Pistachio Baskets

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 pieces. (15 )
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Ingredients


For the pistachio basket
250 gms pistachios
125 gms sugar

To be mixed into a filling
100 gms crumbled paneer
3 tbsp fresh cream
3 tbsp powdered sugar
Method

    For the pistachio baskets

    1. Put the pistachios into boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes.
    2. Drain, remove the skin by rubbing on a piece of cloth and grind into a powder.
    3. Mix the sugar in 4 to 5 tablespoons of water and boil in a broad vessel until 2 threads consistency is achieved.
    4. Check the right consistency by dropping a few drops of syrup into cold water. It should form a soft ball when rolled between your fingers.
    5. Add the pistachio powder, mix well and allow to cool.
    6. Roll out the pistachio dough and press into desired moulds.
    7. Store in a refrigerator.

    How to proceed

    1. Unmould the pistachio baskets and fill a teaspoonful of the filling in each basket.
    2. Serve.

    Nutrient values per
    Energy176 cal
    Protein4.3 g
    Carbohydrates14 g
    Fiber0.4 g
    Fat11.4 g
    Cholesterol0 mg
    Vitamin A66.9 mcg
    Vitamin B10 mg
    Vitamin B20 mg
    Vitamin B30.3 mg
    Vitamin C0.2 mg
    Folic Acid0.1 mcg
    Calcium57.4 mg
    Iron1.3 mg
    Magnesium0 mg
    Phosphorus0 mg
    Sodium1 mg
    Potassium2.9 mg
    Zinc0 mg

    RECIPE SOURCE : Desi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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