How to make Green Peas and Pista Burfi -

Green Peas And Pista Burfi is a dessert made with green peas, pista and mawa. This might be a unique combination but do try it and you'll find that it is delicious.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

You can also find more Mithais recipes like Shahi Gulkand Tukda Mohanthaal Lapsi Matka Kulfi - SK Khazana

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 : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 26-30 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 3-4 tables for greasing

  • Khoya/mawa grated 2 cups

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 3/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Put the green peas in a grinder jar, add 2-3 tablespoons water and grind to a paste.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick wok, add the green peas and saute till the mixture is almost dry.

Step 3

Add mawa, mix and saute till the mawa melts and mixes well with the green peas.

Step 4

Add sugar, mix and cook till sugar dissolves completely.

Step 5

Grease a burfi tray with some ghee.

Step 6

Add green cardamom powder to the green pea mixture and mix well. Add half the pistachios, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Pour the mixture into the greased burfi tray and spread evenly. Sprinkle the remaining pistachios on top and press lightly. Tap the tray gently on the table top and keep it in the refrigerator for 2 hours to set.

Step 8

Bring the tray out, cut into squares, arrange them on a serving plate and serve.

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