Pea Barfi

Made with peas as substitute for the costly pistas, this is equally tasty and full of proteins.

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Step 1: ​Ingredients

2 cups big sized peas

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

2 to 3 drops of green food colour (optional)

Step 2: Steps to Make

1.Blend the peas in a mixer into a coarse paste. Keep aside.

2.Combine the sugar and ½ cup of water in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes or till the syrup is of 1 string consistency, while stirring occasionally.Add kadamam powder and green food colour(optional) .

3.Add the pea paste, mix well and cook on a slow flame for approx. 5 to 7 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, while stirring continuously.

4.Transfer the mixture on a greased 150 mm. (6”) diameter plate and spread it evenly using a flat spoon. Keep aside to set for 1 hour.

5.Garnish with grated pistas.

6.Cut into 9 equal square pieces.

7.Serve immediately or store at room temperature in an air-tight container.

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    8 months ago

    Interesting, I never thought about cooking with Pea Paste! I'm going to look up how else it can be used - thanks for the inspiration!