kaju pista roll recipe | no cook pista kaju roll | kaju katli pista roll

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kaju pista roll recipe | no cook pista cashew roll | kaju katli pista roll with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and simple indian sweet dessert recipe made with layers of cashews and pistachios dough. it is basically an extension to the popular kaju katli recipe with a topping to pistachios. it is an ideal no-cook sweet recipe, which can be made for any occasions and can be served with friends and family.
kaju pista roll recipekaju pista roll recipe | no cook pista cashew roll | kaju katli pista roll with step by step photo and video recipe. cashews and pistachios based dessert recipes are very common in indian cuisine. it is widely used across india, and are known for its mouth-watering and melting taste. one such easy and simple cashews and pistachios based dessert is cashew pista roll recipe known for its creamy texture.

in this recipe, i have shown a unique and different way to prepare kaju pista roll. traditionally, it is made in a cylindrical shape with kaju roll outside with pistachios stuffing. also, the kaju based roll is made with one string sugar syrup which makes the recipe complicated. however, in this recipe, there is no cooking step and it is no-cook dessert recipe. basically, i have prepared the cashew and pistachios dough by mixing sugar and milk powder with milk and overlapped each other like a swiss roll. however, there is a disadvantage of mixing the sugar powder directly to cashew powder. it would not solidify and the end result may turn chewy. but when compared to the effort and cooking process, it is still a worth trying this recipe.

no cook pista kaju roll

furthermore, i would like to add some more tips, suggestions and variations to kaju pista roll recipe. firstly, i would heavily recommend using high-quality milk powder to this recipe. otherwise, it may not turn soft, creamy and also not easy to shape it. secondly, in this recipe, i have shown only the combination of cashews and pistachios combination. you may easily extend the recipe to other dry fruits like almond and walnuts. lastly, before slicing the sweet, you need to freeze it for a minimum of 10 minutes. it helps to set the shape and also does not squeeze when it is sliced.

finally, i request you to check my other detailed indian sweets recipes with this post of kaju pista roll recipe. it mainly includes my other detailed recipes like dry fruit chikki, kaju katli, kaju pista roll, kaju barfi, pista badam barfi, kulfi, badam burfi. further, to these, i would also like to mention my other recipe categories like,

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kaju pista roll recipe

kaju pista roll recipe | no cook pista kaju roll | kaju katli pista roll

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Freezing Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 20 pieces
AUTHOR: HEBBARS KITCHEN
Course: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kaju pista roll recipe
Calories: 205kcal
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easy kaju pista roll recipe | no cook pista kaju roll | kaju katli pista roll

Ingredients

for cashew layer:

  • 1 cup cashew
  • 1 cup milk powder, unsweetened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • ¼ cup milk

for pistachio layer:

  • 1 cup pistachios
  • 1 cup milk powder, unsweetened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • few drops green food colour, optional
  • ¼ cup milk

Instructions

  • firstly, pulse and powder 1 cup cashew to a fine powder.
  • sieve the cashew powder into a large bowl. make sure there are no large cashew pieces.
  • add 1 cup milk powder, 1 cup powdered sugar and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • now add 2 tbsp ghee and mix until the mixture turns moist.
  • further add ¼ cup milk and start to knead a dough.
  • knead to a soft dough adding milk if required. keep aside.
  • to prepare pistachios dough, take 1 cup pistachios and blend to a fine powder.
  • sieve the powder into a large bowl.
  • add 1 cup milk powder, 1 cup powdered sugar and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • now add 2 tbsp ghee, few drops green food colour and mix until the mixture turns moist.
  • further, add ¼ cup milk and start to knead a dough.
  • knead to a soft dough adding milk if required.
  • place the butter paper and roll the pistachios dough into a thin layer.
  • also roll cashew dough into a thin layer.
  • now place pistachios layer over cashew layer.
  • roll tight making sure the layers are intact.
  • wrap in a cling wrap and freeze for 10 minutes.
  • now cut into thick or thin slices depending on your preference.
  • finally, kaju pista roll is ready to enjoy or store in the refrigerator for a week.
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how to make pista kaju roll with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, pulse and powder 1 cup cashew to a fine powder.
  2. sieve the cashew powder into a large bowl. make sure there are no large cashew pieces.
  3. add 1 cup milk powder, 1 cup powdered sugar and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  4. mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  5. now add 2 tbsp ghee and mix until the mixture turns moist.
  6. further, add ¼ cup milk and start to knead a dough.
  7. knead to a soft dough adding milk if required. keep aside.
  8. to prepare pistachios dough, take 1 cup pistachios and blend to a fine powder.
  9. sieve the powder into a large bowl.
  10. add 1 cup milk powder, 1 cup powdered sugar and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  11. mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  12. now add 2 tbsp ghee, few drops green food colour and mix until the mixture turns moist.
  13. further, add ¼ cup milk and start to knead a dough.
  14. knead to a soft dough adding milk if required.
  15. place the butter paper and roll the pistachios dough into a thin layer.
  16. also roll cashew dough into a thin layer.
  17. now place pistachios layer over cashew layer.
  18. roll tight making sure the layers are intact.
  19. wrap in a cling wrap and freeze for 10 minutes.
  20. now cut into thick or thin slices depending on your preference.
  21. finally, kaju pista roll is ready to enjoy or store in the refrigerator for a week.
    no cook pista kaju roll

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to pulse and powder the cashew and pistachios, else the nuts will release oil.
  • also, add milk slowly, else you may end up to a sticky dough.
  • additionally, adjust the sugar depending on the sweetness.
  • finally, kaju pista roll recipe tastes great when prepared with fresh nuts.
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