How to make Chocolate Pistachio and Nougat Semifreddo -

A classic Italian semi-frozen dessert mixed with pistachios and nougat.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dark chocolate (डार्क चॉकलेट), Nougat

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Desserts

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Chocolate Pistachio and Nougat Semifreddo

Chocolate Pistachio and Nougat Semifreddo Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate Pistachio and Nougat Semifreddo Recipe

  • Dark chocolate melted 2 cups

  • Nougat crushed 60 grams

  • Pistachios roughly chopped 15-20

  • Butter for greasing

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¾ cup

  • Eggs 4

  • Double cream 2¼ cups


Step 1

Grease a loaf tin with some butter and line with a cling film.

Step 2

On a double boiler, whisk together the sugar and eggs till pale, thick and double in volume.

Step 3

Remove the bowl, immerse the bottom of the bowl in chilled water and continue whisking till the mixture is cool. Add the chocolate and mix well.

Step 4

Whip the cream until soft peaks are formed, add to the chocolate mixture and fold well.

Step 5

Add the nougat and pistachios and mix well.

Step 6

Pour the mixture in the prepared tin, smoothen the surface, cover and freeze till firm.

Step 7

Slice and serve.

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