Pistachio Shake Recipe

Pistachio Shake is made with raw Pistachio (Pista), milk and some saffron strands. It is a yummy Indian drink and simply favorite of children and adults.Pistachio Shake

Preparation time: 4 minutes
Cooking time: 5-6 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 20 g raw unsalted pistachio (pista)
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1 ltr milk
  • 5-6 saffron strands (kesar)
  • Crushed Ice-cubes

How to make Pistachio Shake:

  1. Roast the pistachio little bit in a saucepan.
  2. Mix the roasted pistachio and sugar in a blender.
  3. Pulse few times to coarsely grind them.
  4. Add 1 cup of  milk and blend until smooth.
  5. Scrape down the sides of the jar with a spatula to free the nuts.
  6. Continue blending by gradually adding remaining milk.
  7. Transfer the nut mixture to a heating pan and bring it on few boils.
  8. Stirring constantly, bring to full boil.
  9. Froth the milk two more times and then remove it from the flame.
  10. Now stir in a sweetener and saffron strands until dissolved.
  11. Place the strainer over the blender and pour in the milk.
  12. Partially cover and blend, starting at the low-speed and increasing it to high, till the milk is frothing.
  13. Place few cubes of ice in serving cups, pour the prepared shake.
  14. Sprinkle with pistachio silvers and serve chilled.


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