500 gms – pistachio nuts(not roasted,kernels removed)
300 gms –sugar
1/4 tsp – cardamom powder
2-3 drops of green food color(optional)
10 leaves of edible silver foil(optional)
Soak pistachios in warm water for 30 minutes,drain water,grind to a fine paste,keep aside.
Heat water,add sugar and color,stir,boil till the syrup gets one string consistency,add the paste,cook over low flame till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.Pour it into a greased tray, level it with greased knife,cool it,spread silver foil over it,cut into desired shapes.
Barfi is ready.