firstly, grate 400 grams khova. you can use fresh homemade khova or store brought ones.
transfer the grated mawa to a large kadai.
also add 150 grams sugar and mix well.
cooking on low flame keep stirring uniformly.
the khova and sugar start to melt.
mash smooth making sure to get a uniform texture.
continue to cook keeping the flame on low until the mixture thickens.
after 20 minutes, the mixture starts to separate the pan
now add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
transfer the prepared mixture into a greased mould lined with baking paper (size: 6 inch x 3 inch). set well forming a block.
top with 2 tbsp chopped pistachios and pat gently.
allow setting for 3 hours. you can alternatively refrigerate for 30 minutes.
now unmould and cut into pieces.
finally, serve khoye ki barfi or store in an airtight container for a week in the refrigerator.