Besan Pista Rolls Recipe | Indian sweets mithai recipe

Besan Pista Rolls Recipe | Indian sweets mithai recipe

Bored of having the same sweets at every festival? Well, if you are looking for a new recipe then you are at the right place. Besan Pista roll is a barfi roll with main ingredients as besan or gram flour, pistachio, sugar and ghee. It is very easy to make these besan pista rolls and turn out to be everyone’s favorite.

You can make perfect besan pista rolls by following just 3-4 simple steps. Whenever my kids are bored of eating besan ke laddu I make this because this is an amazing replacement of laddus and requires a lot lesser effort than laddus. I have also posted may other dessert recipes like Rasmalai, Sweet Jaggery Rice, Bhapa Doi and many more. Do try them as well.

Besan Pista Rolls

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian



  • ½ cup Ghee
  • cup Gram Flour
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 2 tbsp Pistachio fine chopped
  • 4 tbsp Cashew & Almonds

Besan Pista Rolls

  • ¾ cup Powdered Sugar
  • Pistachio fine chopped



  • In a non-stick pan add melted ghee, besan mix and let it cook on low flame for 20 minutes.
  • Press the besan with a spatula so that it absorbs the ghee properly.
  • Keep cooking till besan becomes loose and dark.
  • Once besan becomes darker in color and loose then add cardamom powder, pista, cashew and almond powder, mix everything well and turn off the heat.
  • Transfer in the bowl and let it cool down till it becomes lukewarm.

Besan Pista Rolls

  • Once the mixture is cool add sugar in batches while mixing it continuously.
  • Now mix the mixture with hands and make a dough of it.
  • Now let it rest in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes take a small portion and make a cylindrical shape of it by rolling between hands.
  • Now on a board or plate spread fine chopped pista and gently roll the besan roll on it so that the pista presses in the besan roll.
  • Even out the edges and decorate with silver foil.
  • Leave at room temperature for 4-5 hours for the rolls to harden.



Shilpi’s Quick Tricks
  • Never add sugar in hot besan or else the sugar will become chashni.
Keyword barfi, dessert, Indian sweets
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