Kaju Pista Rolls - Diwali Recipe - Cashew Pistachio Rolls

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Oct. 19, 2014

Diwali special sweet recipe.

Ingredients

For cashew dough
Cashew powder 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (Take 11/4 cup if you add milk powder)
Milk powder 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)
Powdered sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Confectioners sugar)
Warm water 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Cardamom To Taste (Optional)
Saffron To Taste (Optional)
Rose essence To Taste (Optional)
For pistachio powder
Pistachio powder 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Take less than 1 cup if you add milk powder)
Milk powder 2 Tablespoon
Warm water 1 Tablespoon
Green food color To Taste (Optional)
Silver leaf To Taste (To decorate)

Directions

MAKING

Slightly heat the powdered sugar in a pan or microwave, Take the sugar in a plate.

Add the sugar to the cashew powder and flavor it with rose essence and any flavoring listed. Add warm water and gently knead a dough adding water as and when required.

Apply a little ghee in hand to handles the dough.

Repeat the same procedure with pistachio except add green food coloring instead of essence.

Using a rolling pin thinly roll out the cashew dough, and cut it into half.

Roll the pistachio dough into thin logs.

Place the log over the cashew dough into semicircle and roll the dough over the log.

Cut the edges, and cut rolls into even pieces.

SERVING

Decorate with silver leaf and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Servings: 8