November 2, 2006

Kaju Pista Roll by Viji Jeyakumar

Kaju Pista Roll – Dessert

Kaju Roll Ingredients:
Cashew nuts 100 gms
Sugar ½ cup
Butter 25 gms

Preparation:

Soak the cashew in warm water for 2 to 3 hours. Wash them and grind it into smooth paste with milk. Keep aside. Dissolve sugar in ¼ cup water and prepare syrup one string consistency. Now add butter and cashew paste. Cook it on medium flame (medium in MW) stirring continuously. Cool it.

Pistal Roll Ingredients:

Pista nuts 100 gms
Sugar ½ cup
Butter 25 gms

Soak the pistachios in warm water for 2 hours. Drain and peel the skin and grind them in fine paste by adding little milk. Keep aside. Dissolve sugar in ¼ cup water and prepare syrup one string consistency. Now add butter and pista paste. Cook it on medium flame (medium in MW) stirring continuously. Cool it.

Preparing the roll:
Make the pista roll and divide into two equal parts and shape each portion into a cylindrical roll of 100 cm. Make the cashew roll as specified above and divide it into two equal parts. Roll our each portion with the help of greased rolling pin on a butter sheet. Place one portion of Pista rolls on one sheet and roll it tightly. Cut into 2” length rolls. Dip the edge on pista powder. You can roll into silver paper for decoration.

Tips:

1. While preparing the rolls, always remove it from the fire, and stir for few minutes to get the correct consistency. Don’t pour it immediately to the plate.
2. The both the rolls must be cooled before rolling.
3. Adding few drops of green food colour to the pista roll is optional.
4. You can add elaichi powder also for both the rolls.
5. Very easy and delicious sweet is ready within half an hour.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

beautiful

11/13/2008  
Blogger Oc said...

the roll is not well focused in the pic ..it was good if we can c it more clearly

8/02/2009  

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