How to make Pistewala Dalia -

Pistachios and green pea puree are the green factors in this tasty dalia sweet

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Pistachios , Dalia

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pistewala Dalia

Pistewala Dalia Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pistewala Dalia Recipe

  • Pistachios chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Dalia soaked for ½ hour and drained 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 2 teaspoons

  • Green peas blanched 8 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Sugar 5 tablespoons

  • Pistachios blanched and chopped


Step 1

Heat 1 tsp ghee in non stick pan.

Step 2

Grind green peas with 2-3 tbsps water in a blender till smooth.

Step 3

Add dalia in the pan and sauté till translucent. Add pea puree and mix well. Add remaining ghee, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add ½ cup milk and stir to mix. Add remaining milk and stir again. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 5

Lower heat and add pistachios and sugar. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Pour into individual stemmed glasses and serve chilled garnished with chopped blanched pistachios.

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