Recipe: Pista Barfi


250 gms Sugar
400 gms Pistachio nuts (kernels removed)
Water (for sugar syrup) as required
7-8 leaves edible silver foil (varakh)

How to make Pista Burfi:

First, blanch the pistachios in boiling water.
Now, drain the water and remove pistachio peels.
Then after make a dry paste of the blanched and peeled Pistachios (without adding water).
Prepare sugar syrup.
Mix the pistachio paste with the syrup and keep on stirring until it becomes solid.
Now spread out the silver foil (varakh) over the barfi and cut it into square pieces.
Pista Barfi is ready to be served.

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