How to make Pistewali Barfi -

Even without sugar this pista barfi is irresistible .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mawa, Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

For more recipes related to Pistewali Barfi checkout Gulab Jamun, Pedas, Chocolate Burfi, Gulab Jamun . You can also find more Mithais recipes like Kaju Khoya aur Besan ke Laddoo Til ki Burfi Besan Laddoo Puranpoli Dhoda

Pistewali Barfi

Pistewali Barfi 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pistewali Barfi Recipe

  • Mawa 4 cups

  • Pistachios coarsely chopped 1 cup

  • Sugar Free Natura 30 measures

  • Pistachios slivered 10

  • Ghee to grease


Step 1

Grease a tray. Take khoya in a pan and roast on medium heat, stirring continuously till it softens.

Step 2

Add Sugar Free and mix. Add chopped pistachios and mix. Cook till it forms a lump. Transfer into the greased tray and spread evenly. Smoothen the top.

Step 3

Sprinkle slivered pistachios and set aside to cool.

Step 4

When set cut into squares and serve. 

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.