Almond-Pista burfi is a very healthy, easy and tasty sweet prepared for festivals like Deepavali. We have given a very detailed step wise procedure with photos to help you get it right the first time. Our recipe below uses very less sugar compared to the regular recipes who use double the sugar . This is a best way to make old people and small children eat almonds and pistas that are very healthy.
Ingredients-1/2 Cup almonds, 1/2 Cup pistas (remove shell) , five pods cardamom, 1/2 Cup sugar
Soak almonds for 30 minutes, remove the skin, pat them dry and powder in a mixie jar. If you don’t have time, you can powder the almonds directly without removing skin.
Mix together the almond, pista, cardamom powders
The sugar should be half of the almond powder. Take 1 teaspoon ghee and grease a tray into which you will transfer the burfi
Add the sugar to a pan. You can use jaggery too instead of white sugar
Add water to just immerse the sugar . Heat and keep stirring till sugar dissolves and forms one string consistency
Add the almond-pista powder to the sugar syrup
Mix well for 5 minutes for the powder to absorb sugar syrup. Add 1 tsp ghee. don’t add more.
Keep stirring till the dough becomes thick and leaves the pan
Transfer the mix to the greased tray. after 5 minutes, cut the burfi into desired shape
Healthy and tasty almond-pista burfi ready