Kesar Pista Roll

Delicious rolls prepared with pista, cashewnuts and khoya. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients khoya, Pistachios
Cuisine Bengali
Course Mithais
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kesar Pista Roll

  • 250 grams khoya
  • 125 grams Pistachios
  • 125 grams Cashewnut powder
  • 1 1/3 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Milk powder
  • a few strands Saffron (kesar)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 2 sheet Silver warq


  1. Blanch pistachios in two cups of hot water for five minutes. Drain, peel and chop finely. Cook mawa in a heavy bottomed pan for about ten minutes, let it cool.
  2. Add cashewnut powder, sugar and milk powder and knead to a smooth mixture. Divide the mixture into two equal parts. To one part add saffron. To the other, add chopped pistachios and cardamom powder.
  3. Take a small portion of the pista mixture and cover it with a little of the saffron mixture and roll to form a cylinder. Shape all the rolls in the same manner.
  4. Keep the rolls aside to dry. Decorate with silver varq and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2955
Carbohydrates 295.3
Protein 132.2
Fat 249
Other Fiber Iron- 28.5mg