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Pista Badam Roll Recipe

Pista Badam Roll is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 1 January, 1970
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • For Almond-Cashewnut mixture:
  • 1/2 cup - powdered Almonds
  • 1/2 cup - powdered cashew-nuts
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • a pinch of freshly grated Nutmeg powder
  • a few strands Saffron
  • For Pistachio Mixture:
  • 1/4 cup - powdered Pistachios
  • 1/4 cup - Sugar
  • Cardamom powder to taste
  • How to Make Pista Badam Roll:

    1. For Almond-cashewnut Mixture:
    2. Add a little water to 1/2 cup sugar in a heavy bottomed pan and bring it to a boil.
    3. Keep stirring on a low heat till the sugar syrup is sticky and reaches one string consistency.
    4. Add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and saffron. Stir well.
    5. Add almond powder and cashewnut powder.
    6. Stir till well mixed and the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
    7. Remove from heat and keep aside.
    8. For Pistachio Mixture:
    9. In another pan, add 1/4 cup sugar and a little water and bring it to a boil.
    10. When the syrup reaches one string consistency, add cardamom powder and pistachio powder.
    11. Stir well till it forms a smooth mixture and leaves the sides of the pan. Remove from heat. Let both the mixtures cool, then lightly knead them separately.
    12. How to Proceed:
    13. Roll the almond-cashewnut mixture on a Wax paper into a thick rectangular shape.
    14. roll the pistachio mixture into a long cylindrical shape and place it carefully over the almond cashew nut rollout.
    15. Gently roll the two by lifting the wax paper into a roll, to cover the pistachio mixture completely. Pat the roll gently.
    16. Roll it in coarsely on chopped Pistachio nuts.
    17. Cut into slices before serving.


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