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Pista Burfi

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One of the most popular Indian dessert recipe.
Pista Burfi

Pista Burfi is a popular Indian sweet made with pistachios. It is also known as “pistachio barfi”. The recipe for Pista Burfi can vary from region to region. Some recipes call for the addition of sugar, some do not; some recipes call for the addition of cardamom, and some do not.

In India, Pista Burfi is typically prepared during the festival of Diwali, but it can also be enjoyed year-round.

Pista Burfi


Pista Burfi
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Pista Burfi Recipe

One of the most popular Indian dessert recipe.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Keyword: Pistachio Barfi

Ingredients for Pista Burfi

  • 2 cup Pistachios
  • 2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cup Ghee
  • for garnish Edible Silver Foil
  • few Pistachios broken, to garnish
  • little Green Food Colour optional
  • a pinch Cardamom Powder optional

How to make Pista Burfi

  • Soak the pistachios in hot water for 5 minutes.
  • Drain and remove the skin.
  • Heat a pan over medium flame.
  • Add the pistachios and dry roast until crisp.
  • Grind to a fine powder and remove.
  • Heat water in a heavy-bottomed kadhai/pan over medium flame.
  • Add the sugar and stir well until fully dissolved.
  • Simmer until one string consistency is reached.
  • Add the powdered pistachios and mix well.
  • When the mixture starts to stick to the bottom, gradually add the ghee and stir well.
  • Keep stirring until it starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • Transfer to a greased plate.
  • Garnish with silver foil and broken pistachios.
  • Before it cools fully, cut into small squares/rectangles.
  • Store in an airtight container.


Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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