Pistachio Baskets

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:     15Makes 15 pieces.
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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

For the pistachio baskets

    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

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

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per pie
Energy176 cal
Protein4.3 g
Carbohydrates14 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat11.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.2 mg

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