Bastani persian dessert Recipe

Bastani is a traditional Persian dessert that is loved for its rich and creamy texture. It is made with a combination of saffron, rosewater, and pistachios, giving it a unique and aromatic flavor. The dessert is typically served as a scoop of ice cream, garnished with crushed pistachios and a drizzle of rosewater syrup. It is a perfect treat to cool down on a hot day or to indulge in after a delicious Persian meal.

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13hr total
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12hr Cook
13hr total
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Ingredients for Bastani persian dessert Recipe

  • 0.67 cup Whole Milk
  • 0.08 teaspoon Saffron Threads
  • 0.17 cup Sugar
  • 0.17 tablespoon Rosewater
  • 0.08 cup Chopped Pistachios
  • as per your need Crushed Pistachios, For Garnish
  • as needed Rosewater Syrup, For Garnish

Directions: Bastani Persian Dessert Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a saucepan, heat the milk over medium heat until it starts to simmer.
  • STEP 2.Add the saffron threads and sugar to the milk, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  • STEP 3.Remove the saucepan from heat and let the milk mixture cool completely.
  • STEP 4.Once cooled, stir in the rosewater and pistachios.
  • STEP 5.Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  • STEP 6.Transfer the churned ice cream to a container and freeze for at least 4 hours or until firm.
  • STEP 7.Serve the bastani scooped into bowls or cones, garnished with crushed pistachios and a drizzle of rosewater syrup.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use high-quality saffron threads for the best flavor and color.
  • If you don't have an ice cream maker, you can pour the mixture into a shallow container and freeze, stirring every hour until it reaches the desired consistency.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add a few tablespoons of heavy cream to the milk mixture before churning.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the bastani in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.
  • Before serving, let the ice cream soften at room temperature for a few minutes to make scooping easier.
  • Garnish with additional crushed pistachios and a drizzle of rosewater syrup for an extra touch of flavor.
Nutrition
value
58
calories per serving
2 g Fat2 g Protein8 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    124mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    17mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    81mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp