How to make Kesar Pista Muffin with Srikhand Frosting

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : saffron strands, Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kesar Pista Muffin with Srikhand Frosting

Kesar Pista Muffin with Srikhand Frosting Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kesar Pista Muffin with Srikhand Frosting Recipe

  • saffron strands soaked in 1 tablespoon milk + for garnishing a pinch

  • Pistachios blanched and chopped 12-15

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Shrikhand 1 cup

  • Butter 1/2 cup

  • Condensed milk 1/2 cup

  • Yogurt 3-4 tablespoons

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat an oven at 180ºC. Line a silicon muffin mould with muffin paper cups.

Step 2

Cream together butter and condensed milk using an electric blender till soft and fluffy. Add yogurt and fold well.

Step 3

Sieve in flour and baking powder. Add pistachios reserving some for garnishing and saffron-milk mixture and fold well.

Step 4

Fill in a piping bag with the batter and pipe it into the lined silicon muffin mould and tap. Put the mould into a baking tray. Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes. Demould and cool.

Step 5

Fill in a piping bag with srikhand and pipe it on top of baked muffins.

Step 6

Serve garnished with remaining pistachios and saffron strands.

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