1/2 cup castor sugar
12 tblsp pistachios (powdered)
1 litre cows milk
1/4 tsp citric acid
How to make pista sandesh :
Boil the milk.
Mix citric acid in water and gradually mix in it to milk till the milk curdles.
Strain the paneer through a clean cloth and cool.
Squeeze out the excess water.
In a pot roast the paneer and sugar lightly for four to five minutes.
The paneer should not change the colour.
Grind this mixture in a mixie till it is soft and light (without adding water).
Mix in powdered pistachios to paneer-sugar mixture.
Divide into small portions and shape into round balls.
Decorate with whole pistachios and serve.