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July 23, 2017

Kaju Pista roll !!

Try this simple and delicious sweets with your family and friends.

Ingredients :

For Kaju :

  1. Cahewnuts, powdered - 1 cup
  2. Sugar - 1/2 cup
  3. Water - 1/4 cup
  4. Cardamom powder (or rose water ) - 1/2 tsp
  5. Ghee - 1 tbsp
For Pistachios :
  1. Pistachios, powdered - 1 cup
  2. Sugar, powdered - 1/4 cup 
  3. Green food colouring - Few drops
  4. Milk powder - 1 tbsp
  5. Water for kneading the dough 
  6. Saffron - few strands (dissolve it in little water for decoration)

Method :

For Pistachios :

1.  In a mixing bowl, combine powdered pistachios, sugar, food colouring and mix well.

2.  Add little water (around 2 tbsp) and start kneading the dough.

3.  Add milk powder and prepare a non-sticky dough.

For Kaju :

4.  Mix together sugar and water and cook them till one string consistency.  Simmer the flame.

5.  Slowly, add the cashew nut powder and stir continuously.

6.  Add cardamom powder (or rose water) and a tbsp of ghee.

7.  Continue stirring till the dough is formed, leaving the pan.

8.  Transfer the dough in the greased surface and knead the dough with little ghee.  Roll the dough.

Kaju Pista roll :

9.  Divide the cashew and pista dough into equal portion balls.  Roll and shape the pista dough balls into a log.

10.  Roll the cashew dough into thin circle and place the pista dough in the middle and roll them into cylinder shape.  Decorate the roll with saffron strands on the top, if desired.

Enjoy !!

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