How to make Elaichi Pista Crullers -

A perfect snack with an Indian twist, best had with coffee.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green cardamom powder (इलाइची का पावडर), Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Elaichi Pista Crullers

Elaichi Pista Crullers Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Elaichi Pista Crullers Recipe

  • Green cardamom powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Pistachios slivers for garnishing

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Butter ½ cup

  • Salt ½ teaspoon

  • Eggs 2

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Milk 6 tablespoons

  • Powdered sugar 2 cups


Step 1

Line a baking tray with butter paper.

Step 2

Bring butter and one cup of water to a boil in a small non-stick pan. Stir in the flour and salt and keep mixing till well combined. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 3

Crack eggs one at a time into the warm flour mixture and whisk until a smooth mixture is formed.

Step 4

Transfer the prepared mixture into a piping bag fitted with a large star nozzle and pipe out portions of the size of lemons on the lined tray. Freeze for thirty minutes.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 6

To make the glaze, combine milk, cardamom powder and powdered sugar in a bowl and mix well.

Step 7

Drop the frozen crullers one by one into the hot oil and deep-fry till light golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Brush with the glaze, garnish with pistachio slivers while the glaze is still wet and place on a cooling rack.

Step 9


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