How to make Lemon Pistachio Cheesecake -

Graham crackers layer topped with cream cheese and pistachio mixture with lemon flavour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lemon zest (लेमन ज़ेस्ट / नींबु की छाल), Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Lemon Pistachio Cheesecake

Lemon Pistachio Cheesecake 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 : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon Pistachio Cheesecake Recipe

  • Lemon zest of 1 lemon + for decoration

  • Pistachios finely chopped, 75 grams + for garnishing

  • Cream cheese 250 grams

  • Graham crackers 125 grams

  • Butter for greasing

  • Unsalted butter melted, ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons

  • Condensed milk ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Grind together the crushed pistachios and graham crackers. Add melted butter and grind till a damp mixture is formed.

Step 2

Transfer the prepared mixture into a five inch loose bottom tin and press to form the crust. Refrigerate for thirty minutes.

Step 3

Beat together cream cheese, lemon zest and condensed milk till smooth and well combined.

Step 4

Pour this mixture over the crust and level it out. Garnish with crushed pistachios and refrigerate overnight.

Step 5

Cut into wedges and serve.

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