Barfi Pista (Creamed Milk Sweetmeat)

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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1 pound powdered whole milk
1 1/2 cups water
4 ounces sugar
2 ounces ground pistachio
1/4 Cup slivered pistachios
4 pieces cardamom seeds

Preparation / Directions:

Sift the powdered milk. Gradually mix in the water, bring to the boil and cook over a moderate heat, stirring continuously, until reduced to a very thick paste. Make a thick syrup with the sugar and a little water, and add to the creamed milk. Add ground pistachios and stir thoroughly. Cook again until it is a thick paste. Turn into square shallow tins or dishes, spreading about 2 inches thick. Leave to stand for 8 hours. Press into it roughly broken cardamom seeds and slivered pistachio. Cut into diamond shapes to serve.

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