How to make Cheese and Pistachio Truffles -

Difficult to believe that something which is so easy to make can be so very tasty.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cream cheese (क्रीम चीज़), Feta cheese (फेटा चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cheese and Pistachio Truffles

Cheese and Pistachio Truffles Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese and Pistachio Truffles Recipe

  • Cream cheese 2 tablespoons

  • Feta cheese 2 tablespoons

  • Pistachios chopped for coating

  • Biscuits cracker 12-15

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Rosemary chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated ½ cup


Step 1

Coarsely grind cracker biscuits in a food processor and transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Take cream cheese in another bowl. Add feta cheese, salt, chilli flakes, rosemary and crushed peppercorns and mix. Add cottage cheese and ground biscuits and mix well.

Step 3

Divide the cheese mixture into equal portions and shape into balls.

Step 4

Coat each ball with pistachios and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 5

Serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.