How to make Green Peas and Pista Burfi -

Green beauty – green peas and pistachios make a wonderful combination.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Green Peas (हरे मटर), Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais


Green Peas and Pista Burfi

Green Peas and Pista Burfi Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Green Peas and Pista Burfi Recipe

  • Green Peas blanched 1 cup

  • Pistachios blanched peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup

  • Pure ghee 3 tbsps + for greasing

  • Grated khoya/mawa 2 cups

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 3/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Put green peas in a mixer jar, add a little water and grind.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add ground peas and saute, stirring continuously till all the moisture evaporates.

Step 3

Add mawa and mix well and continue to saute till well blended. Add sugar and mix and saute.

Step 4

Grease an aluminium tray with ghee.

Step 5

Add green cardamom powder and mix and saute. Add half the pistachios and mix well.

Step 6

Pour the mixture into the tray and spread evenly. Sprinkle remaining pistachios over and let it cool down to room temperature.

Step 7

Keep the tray in the refrigerator to set. Cut into small squares and serve.

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