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For Diwali, Holi, Durga Puja, Dussera, Navratri or just any occasion this quick Burfi can be made in under 30 minutes. This easy method is made by using Milk powder and it turns into a fudge in no time at all.

This recipe can be made in under 30 minutes, and who doesn’t love to be served the freshest piece of barfi? I have many Hindu friends and they always drop off a box of sweets every Diwali, this time I may surprise them with a box of my own:)

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Pista Burfi – Milk Barfi – Instant fudge


  • 1/4 cup Ghee or clarified Butter
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 3 Cardamom pods
  • 2.5 cups of Milk powder
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup sliced Pistachios (or any other nuts)


  1. Melt the ghee and add the milk
  2. Add the seeds from the cardamon pods
  3. Add in the milk and sugar and keep stirring with a silicone spatula
  4. The mixture will first look dry and then as the sugar melts it will start looking like a dough
  5. Remove and add to a parchment lined tin and press down
  6. Add the nuts and press down
  7. Allow to cool and then cut