Kesar Pista Roll

  • TOTAL TIME35 m
  • PREP TIME30 m
Kesar Pista Roll is a famous Indian dessert served during festivals and special occasions. Made with khoya and edible food colours, this easy dessert recipe is loved by kids and adults too.
  • 250 gm khoya
  • 125 gm powdered cashews
  • 1 tablespoon powdered skimmed milk powder
  • 5 green cardamom
  • 10 inches Silver vark
  • 125 gm chopped pistachios
  • 200 gm powdered sugar
  • 5 strand saffron
  • 1/2 teaspoon edible food color
How to make Kesar Pista Roll
  • Step 1

    Roast the mawa in a heavy bottomed pan for about five minutes and cool.

  • Step 2

    Add cashewnut powder, sugar and milk powder and knead to a smooth mixture. Divide the mixture into 2 parts.

  • Step 3

    To one part, add saffron and yellow colour and to the other part add the pistachios, cardamom and green colour.

  • Step 4

    Take a little pistachio mixture and roll out into a cylinder.

  • Step 5

    Flatten out a little of the saffron mixture and cover the pistachio to resemble a cylinder.

  • Step 6

    Shape all the cylinders in the same manner. Keep aside the rolls to dry for half an hour. Decorate with silver vark and serve.

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