Friday, 4 September 2015

Kesar, Badam, Pista Barfi / Barfee - Saffron, Almond and Pistachio nuts creamy fudge squares #fastingfood #indianmithai #Gokulasthmi #Janmasthmi #indianfestival

Kesar, Badam and pista, soooooooo sinful, this Barfi will just melt in your mouth and you'll hear lots of ohhhhs and ahhhhs and many satisfy souls who love to devour   !

I would love to indulge in this kind of Indian sweets or Mithai on Indian festivals like Gokulashtami or Janamastmi when we are happily f(e)asting !!

So even this year I have already planned on making gorgeous and delicious f(e)asting dishes like Kesar Badam aur Pista Barfi to offer little kanha, Sabudana khichdi and Potatoes in peanut sauce both the dishes my daughter love and also planning to make couple of more delicious delicacies which I'll be posting later on this blog.

If you are planning on making something like this or my other Barfi recipes like Malai Dodha Barfi, Chocolate layered Barfi , Plain Barfi or Nutella Barfi than why wait ? Explore in making these delicious delights, whether to offer as a prasad or serve them as a dessert at parties or simply you want to indulge yourself ( can you blame me ! ) this thick rich, creamy and delicate sweet will be a favourite of yours !

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Kesar, Badam Pista Barfi

Thick, creamy and delicate, barfis are made from full fat milk powder, these delectable fudge-like Barfis made with pistachio, almond, and saffron. The texture, the taste and the aroma have to be experienced to be believed.

  • 6 cup Full fat milk powder
  • 1/2 cup Almond meal ( powder )
  • 1/2 cup Pistachio meal( powder )
  • 1 tsp.+ 4 tbsp. milk Saffron threads soaked in warm milk
  • 2 cup Full fat milk + single cream
  • 6 tbsp. Ghee
  • 1 tsp. cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ( optional for garnishing) Almond, pistachio slivered
  • for garnishing Saffron
  • 2 cup Sugar
Mix milk powder and 4 tbsp ghee and leave it aside.
In a heavy bottom pan heat one tablespoon ghee and lightly roast almond powder for 3-4 minutes. Careful not to burn or stick almond powder to the pan. 
Remove it from the pan and leave it to cool in another plate.Follow the same procedure with pistachio powder too. 
Now in another pan mix sugar and milk mixture and cook until looks like condensed milk, add cardamom powder and turn the heat off. 
Take another non stick or heavy bottom kadhai and start roasting the milk powder on a very low heat, be extra careful not to burn the milk powder. 
Roast the powder for 4-5 minutes.Now start adding prepared condensed milk to the roasted milk powder and quickly mix it. 
Quickly make three equal portions in three different bowls, in one bowl add roasted almond powder, in second add roasted pista powder and in third one add saffron milk.
Mix well and spread evenly one layer over the greased plate, after minute or two another one and then third layer.
Press gently with clear spatula and leave it to cool completely.Cut into desired shape and garnished with the slivered almond, pistachio and saffron.
Enjoy !
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 12-14 big pieces

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  1. Lovely tri-colour barfi.. and the clicks are awesome as ever.

  2. awesome colourful and lip smacking burfi.

  3. I love the colours, it looks absolutely delicious what a great treat!

  4. These are so colourful and pretty, almost too good to eat!

  5. This looks so nice!! Wow!! YUM!!!

  6. These are too cute!! I never made them but I guess now I'll have to try for my next party, they look great and super tasty.

  7. I am drooling over the flavours in this barfi. It sounds delectable.


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