Sunday, February 12, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day / Pista Burfi - step by step / Pistachios ka fudge

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Pista Burfi:

Pista Burfi  is delicious sweet recipe that is sure to impress your sweetheart & kids on  Valentine’s day..!!

It is a mouth watering treat for any occasion & I am sure it’s a sumptuous treat for all you sweet lovers. It is tasty & nutritious at the same time. 

It has awesome flavor of pistachios cooked in milk. It can be prepared at home without much preparation. This can also be served as a fudge or candy. 

This easy-peasy sweet dish is a North Indian speciality that’s rich & lick-your-fingers ..yummy…you can’t possibly eat just one ! 

Try this delicious Indian dessert & celebrate the love day..:)


Ingredients:


  • Pistachio nuts               - 1 cup
  • Fresh whole Milk            - 1 ½ litres
  • Sugar                           - 1 ½ cup
  • Cardamom pwd             - ¼ tsp
  • Choco pwd                   - ½ cup

Method:


  1. Take a non-stick wok / pan.
  2. Blanch and peel the skin of pistachios.

  1. Dry roast the pistachio nuts.
  2. Allow to cool.
  3. Make a paste of it in a blender with little milk.
  4. Heat ghee in the wok.

  1. Now add milk, sugar, cardamom in the wok and combine well.
  2. Bring the milk to a rolling boil over moderate heat.

  1. Continue to cook it with stirring occasionally.
  1. Let the milk boil until it reduces to a thick bubbling creamy mass, ie. about half its original volume
  2. Now add the choco pwd, reduce the heat to medium low, and cook the fudge, stirring.
  3. After few mins add pistachio paste and combine.

  1. Keep stirring and scrapping with the wooden spoon for further few minutes or until the mixtures becomes a thick dry lump.




  1. Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool for one minute.
  2. Transfer the fudge to a shallow, buttered tray.
  1. As the mixture cools, little more, use a buttered spatula to shape it into a smooth, flat cake.
  2. Allow the fudge to cool for a further one hour.
  3. Cut the fudges into diamond shapes with a sharpe buttered knife.
  1. Serve or store in airtight containers for up to 2 weeks.
  2. You can decorate the burfi with grated pistachios & almond nuts.

  1. Home made pista choco burfi is ready to relish..!


Similar Recipes

·       Cashew Burfi
·       Choco Burfi
·       Coconut Burfi
·       Almond Fudge
·       Badam Peda &  Makkan Peda


Enjoy...Happy Valentine's Day..!!


90 comments:

  1. burfi looks delicious! Nice stepwise pictures Jay!

    Happy Valentine's day to you too!

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  2. Burfi looks delicious!!! Happy Valentines day

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  3. Simply delicious, love the glossy look, very tempting..

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  4. perfect burfi...nicely explained!

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  5. Delicious and lovely looking burfis. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. I would like to taste one of these right now! Yummy!

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  7. Delicious Valentines treat! Thank you for sharing and thnx for following! Cannot wait to read more of yours yummy delights ^_^

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  8. making me drool......feeling so hungry looking at the pics.

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  9. These burfi looks absolutelyyyy yummyyyyyyyy

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  10. Excellent presentation......mouth watering here....bookmarked

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  11. Pista Burfi is realy so beautiful and sweet.

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  12. Looks Awesome...perfect ones for special occasions!!

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  13. beautiful.. its always yummy to have pista burfi.. u know as alternative try using green color on it and see if it looks or tastes differnt..

    happy valentine day to you too jay

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  14. Happy Valentine's Dau to you Jay !!! Pista burfi looks so good !! Loved the step wise pics.

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  15. They look very tasty,Jay! I'd love to have a whole batch just for me!!!

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  16. Yummy Fudge, Valentine's day wishes to you too jay :-)

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  17. ahhhhhhhhh! looks sinfully yummy!

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  18. Wow!,wonderfully done Jay!.Awesome Pista Burfi recipe.Luvly step by step!

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  19. This is a new treat for me, but oh how delicious it looks! Wonderful and delightful treat for valentines :)

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  20. looks delicious!!! Happy Valentines day

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  21. Sounds so yummy..Happy valentines's day to you as well.

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  22. wow..yumym and tatsy burfis dear...:)

    Happy valentine's day to you too!!:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  23. Wow, yummy burfi indeed! Happy Valentine's day!!
    http://cosmopolitancurrymania.blogspot.com

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  24. We always buy so much of these when we're holidaying in India as the ones available in Malaysia don't taste as good. I'm glad you posted this recipe as it looks very delicious. I will be trying to replicate this recipe very soon!

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  25. That burfi looks quite yummy n delicious..never tried this

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  26. Pistachios ?! 'nuff said hahaha LOVE it ! That fudge looks really yummy ;D

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  27. Pista burfi looks awesome and delicious...

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  28. Oh, YUM!!! Great step-by-step pictures!

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  29. wow gr8 way to celebrate valentine's day

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  30. Great recipe... burfi looks delicious

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  31. wow...yummy....luks so delicious....superbly done dear

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  32. Thanks for reminding, I need to prepare something sweet for Valentine Day:)

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  33. In the middle of all those cakes and puddings, this barfi comes as a refreshing change :-)Not that I have anything against the cake!
    I love these barfis. Thanks for sharing the recipes, the step by step photos are really helpful.

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  34. Looks Yummy. thats a really good one to try! and thanks for droping by and leaving a comment. Am delighted :)

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  35. Have a romantic V-day, Jay!

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  36. This looks absolutely delicious! Thanks for the step-by-step, I'll surprise my husband with this treat :)

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  37. Looks absolutely tempting and delicious

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  38. Thanks for your loving wishes..
    have a fantastic valentine's day..:)

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  39. very easy and delicious recipe .. thank you for the step by step recipe clicks.. it looks so tempting..

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  40. i'm a big time Pistachio lover and this burfi for sure is a treat to my eyes!
    I loved the pista-choco combo even more...superb way of mingling!! :)
    I'll be glad if you could link this to my ongoing event: Cakes, Cookies and Desserts
    http://anjali-cooklog.blogspot.com/2012/02/announcing-my-first-event-cakes-cookies.html

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  41. Nice burfi,Happy Valentines day!!

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  42. My dear, you have such yummy blog! I love browsing more n more here :)
    Thanks for your visit & follow, I am following back with love ~
    Have fun!

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  43. superb!love the step by step pics..awesome recipe...yum!

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  44. I'm a fan of Indian sweets, and this looks amazing! Happy Valentine's!

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  45. Burfi looks wonderful, Wish a great Valentiens day for you Jay!!!

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  46. This nutty fudge looks really good!

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  47. Seguro que son una delicia.. Feliz san valentin :)

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  48. Perfect burfi for a perfect valentines celebration!!!

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  49. Superb pista burfi to celebrate valentines day. nice explanations too

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  50. This looks yummy..Perfectly made..

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  51. Great way to use pistachios, an ingredient I rarely use. And wonderful color in the dessert! This is a new recipe to me - thanks!

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  52. delicious burfi and i love the pistatio...wow super recipe.

    Happy valentines day..

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  53. Delicious and drool worthy..looks divine
    Happy Valentines day..

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  54. Deliciously delicious...droooling!!
    Happy Valentines Day,Jay!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  55. who can say no to such delcious pista burfis, happy valentines to u and yours

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  56. wow, those burfis look awesome, ready to be grabbed :)

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  57. Wow! Looks yummy! Nyum..nyum..

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  58. thnx for your wonderful feedback..I love to know what you think..!
    have a great time...;)

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  59. WOW.. LOOKS REALLY YUMMY & AWESOME..

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  60. Yuummy looking burfi to celebrate with valentine's day...

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  61. Burfi looks wonderful dear...
    Happy valentine's Day :)

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  62. What kind of choco powder? Like unsweetened baking powder or...?

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  63. sounds great, jay! anything with pistachio gets major points from my book.

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  64. Good morning, Jay!
    You really have a wonderful blog! I added it to my favorite blog list.
    I like Indian cuisine and your sweet. I will try to make it some day.
    Thank you for step by step recipe!
    Have a nice Valentine's Day!

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  65. What a sweet treat for Valentines

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  66. Thanks Jay for stopping by my blog and your lovely comments.And the burfi looks yumm...I'm a fan of Indian sweets and will definitely give this one a try.Thanks for sharing.

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  67. I love flavourful sweets like these! It looks perfect and absolutely delicious on an occasion like Valentine's Day. Happy Valentine's Day to you and your family, Jay.

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  68. Looks absolutely delicious!!

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  69. It contains tasty ingredients. It must be very delicious.
    :)
    Ayse

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  70. Absolutely tasty! Love pistachios always!

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  71. Looks yummy <3

    Happy V Day <3

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  72. What a delicious treat!Happy Valentine's day,dear Jay!

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  73. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I love what I see here. This recipe with pistachios looks delicious. I am a happy follower now!Ciao!

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  74. Hi Jay, happy valentine day.
    Your dessert look good, yum yum...

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  75. I am a hopeless sweet tooth, thank you for this treat!! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

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  76. Burfi looks delicious!!! Happy Valentines day..i shared an award vth u.collect it plz.here is the link
    http://mahaslovelyhome.blogspot.com/2012/01/purple-cabbage-fry.html

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  77. Wow....delicious Burfis dear.....perfect for valentines day...thnx for sharing :-)

    Http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  78. Unos pastelitos muy ricos, tomo nota de la receta, feliz día de San Valentin para ti también, besos

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  79. Jay,you really mean blanching(by soaking in water for how long). This looks delicious.I like nut burfis.

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  80. I could not see your posts right away I have joined again to solve the problem.

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  81. wow... yummmy delicious lookiig burfi jay! nice clicks... am drooling over....

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  82. Yummy barfi. Love to have some now.

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