Kaju Pista Roll
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Kaju Pista Roll is very popular during Diwali, it is Covered with cashew layer and stuffed with pistachios filling these kaju pista rolls makes everyone drools. These are perfect for Diwali sweet gift. The Kaju Pista Roll Recipe is a delectable recipe that is packed with flavors from cashew Nut Pistachios.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 15-20
  • For Pista Filling
  • 1 cup Pistachios Powdered
  • ¼ cup Icing Sugar
  • ¼ cup milk powder
  • 2-3 tbsp Milk
  • Pinch of Green Food Color(opt.)
  • For Kaju Roll Cover
  • 1 cup Cashew Nuts Powdered
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup Water
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • ¼ tsp Saffron
  • 1 tbsp Kewra Water(opt.)
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  1. For Pista Dough
  2. In a mixing bowl add pistachios powder, milk powder, sugar, pinch of food color and mix it well.
  3. Now add milk and make a sticky dough, add more tbsp milk if required, cover it and keep aside.
  4. For Kaju Roll Cover
  5. In pan add sugar and water, bring it to the boil, stir the sugar syrup till it forms 1 string consistency.
  6. Then add saffron, cardamom powder and kewra water.
  7. Now add cashew powder into the sugar syrup and mix it well.
  8. Add ghee and cook it while siring continuously on medium flam till the dough is formed leaving the pan.
  9. transfer the cashew dough mixture into the bowl and let it little bit cool down so you can handle.
  10. Process
  11. Now place the cashew dough on wax paper or you can use aluminum foil, roll it into the big oval shape.
  12. Then cut the rolled cashew dough to half.
  13. Take a prepared pista dough and roll into a long cylinder shape to fill.
  14. Place the pista roll over rolled cashew sheet. Then slowly start to cover the half cashew part over the pista filling.
  15. then slowly roll to make the kaju pista roll smooth and uniform cylinder using your hand palm.
  16. Finally cut the roll 2 inches long, kaju pista roll is ready, docor the roll using chandi warkh or serve as it is.
You can store kaju pista rolls into the refrigerator for 10-12 day in airtight container.
While making stuffing, make sure you bind it well after adding the milk.
Cashew dough should be cooked properly otherwise roll will become too soft.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at https://binjalsvegkitchen.com/kaju-pista-roll/