Aate Ki Pinni

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves:30 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

The Punjabi sweet of Pinni is a popular sweet made in every Punjabi house in the winter season. Not only does it taste wonderful, but it is also great for one’s health.

Firstly, take heated ghee in a large, heavy-bottomed pan and add flour into it, and stir fry it on low heat. After the flour is aromatic and evenly brown in colour, remove it from the heat and allow it to cool. Next, add the dry fruits, cardamom, and the sifted powdered sugar and mix gently.

You can use milk for binding the mixture and mould them into ping pong-sized balls. Cool them completely before storing in airtight boxes. Enjoy!

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Dal Ke Jamun, Baked Mawa Gujiya , Moong Dal Obbattu, Mango Custard with Vanilla Creme

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  • 300 gm - wheat flour
  • 300 gm - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom seeds (crushed)
  • 3 tbsp - milk
  • 300 gm - powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp - assorted dry fruit (like almonds), slivered

How to Make Aate Ki Pinni

  • Heat ghee in a large heavy-bottomed pan.
  • Add flour, stir-fry on low heat.
  • When the flour is evenly browned and aromatic, remove from heat.
  • Spread contents of pan on to a plate, allow to cool.
  • Add sifted powdered sugar, cardamom and dry fruit.
  • Mix very gently, but thoroughly.
  • Use milk as the binding mixture as and when required.
  • Shape into ping pong-sized balls.
  • Cool completely before storing in airtight boxes.