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Since summers have already arrived, thought of sharing this pista ice cream. The entire ice cream recipe is made in an ice cream maker. it is a breeze to prepare ice cream in an ice cream maker. You just need to add all the ingredients in the ice cream maker and then run the ice cream maker. Once the ice cream is set, remove and serve. Or you can freeze the ice cream to be served later.

You can have the ice cream plain as a dessert or can also add it to various dessert recipes like kulfi falooda and falooda recipe.

You can also make this ice cream without an ice cream maker. do check the notes at the end of the recipe card to prepare the ice cream without an ice cream maker.

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How to make pistachio ice cream

Preparation

1. Take ¼ cup of pistachios in a food chopper or grinder.

pista to make pista ice cream recipe

2. grind the pista to a coarse powder.

pista to make pista ice cream recipe

3. remove and keep aside.

pista powder to make pista ice cream recipe

4. Now take another ¼ cup of pistachios in the food chopper or grinder.

pista to make pista ice cream recipe

5. Just chop or grind them to small bits. Remove and keep aside.

pista to make pista ice cream recipe

Making pista ice cream

6. In a pan take, ½ cup chilled milk and ½ cup sugar.

milk to prepare pista ice cream recipe

7. Mix very well till the sugar dissolves.

preparing pista ice cream recipe

8. Then add 2 to 2.25 cups chilled cream.

preparing pista ice cream recipe

9. With a wired whisk mix the cream with the milk.

making pista ice cream recipe

10. Add the coarsely ground pista powder.

making pista ice cream recipe

11. Add a few drops of natural green food color. This is optional and you can skip it. Mix.

making pista ice cream recipe

Adding pista ice cream mixture in ice cream maker

12. Now add this entire mixture in the ice cream maker. Please follow the manufacturer’s instructions before operating the ice cream maker. churn the mixture till the ice cream is frozen and set.

making pista ice cream recipe

13. Lastly add the chopped pistachio and fold in the ice cream.

making pista ice cream recipe

14. Now you can remove the pista ice cream and serve directly or remove it in a box or container to be served later. There will be a bit of pista ice cream stuck to the walls of the ice cream maker bowl and it is difficult to scrape it. So wait for some 20 to 30 minutes. Let the ice cream on the walls soften. Then you can remove it.

pista ice cream recipe

15. I served pistachio ice cream after a few hours. Just scoop out the ice cream and serve immediately.

pista ice cream recipe

16. Serve pistachio ice cream just plain or as an after meal dessert. You can garnish with some chopped pistachios before serving.

pista ice cream recipe

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pistachio ice cream recipe

Pistachio Ice Cream

5 from 2 votes
This is an easy and best pistachio ice cream made in an ice cream maker.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Cuisine World
Course: Desserts
Diet: Vegetarian
Difficulty Level: Easy

Servings 18 scoops
Units

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chilled milk
  • ½ cup sugar or 75 grams sugar
  • 2 to 2.25 cups chilled cream - 25 to 35 % fat or whipping cream
  • ½ cup pistachios or 60 grams, unsalted

Instructions

preparation

  • Take ¼ cup of pistachios in a food chopper or grinder. Grind the pista to a coarse powder. Remove and keep aside.
  • Now take another ¼ cup of pistachios in the food chopper or grinder. Just chop or grind them to small bits. Remove and keep aside.

making pistachio ice cream

  • In a pan take, ½ cup chilled milk and ½ cup sugar.
  • Mix very well till the sugar dissolves.
  • Then add 2 to 2.25 cups chilled cream.
  • With a wired whisk mix the cream with the milk.
  • Add the coarsely ground pista powder.
  • Add a few drops of natural green food color. This is optional and you can skip it. Mix.

adding pistachio ice cream mixture in ice cream maker

  • Now add this entire mixture in the ice cream maker. Please follow the manufacturer's instructions before operating the ice cream maker.
  • Churn the mixture till the ice cream is frozen and set.
  • Lastly add the chopped pistachios and fold in the ice cream.
  • Now you can remove the pista ice cream and serve directly or remove it in a box or container to be served later. 
  • There will be a bit of ice cream stuck to the walls of the ice cream maker bowl and it is difficult to scrape it. So wait for some 20 to 30 minutes. Let the pista ice cream on the walls soften. Then you can remove it.
  • Serve pistachio ice cream just plain or as an after meal dessert.

Notes

How to make pistachio ice cream without ice cream maker

  • Firstly replace milk with condensed milk. Add powdered sugar, ground pistachios, chopped pista to the condensed milk. Mix very well. Keep aside.
  • Add ¼ to ⅓ cup powdered sugar. Add sugar as per your taste. 
  • Whip the cream with an electric beater till stiff peaks.
  • Then add the condensed milk mixture and whip again till the everything is mixed evenly. You can even fold the condensed milk mixture in the stiffly beaten whipped cream. 
  • Pour the ice cream in a container. Cover and freeze till set. 

Nutrition Info Approximate values

Calories: 137kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 13mgPotassium: 63mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 409IUVitamin B1 (Thiamine): 1mgVitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 1mgVitamin B3 (Niacin): 1mgVitamin B6: 1mgVitamin B12: 1µgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin D: 1µgVitamin E: 1mgVitamin K: 1µgCalcium: 29mgVitamin B9 (Folate): 3µgIron: 1mgMagnesium: 6mgPhosphorus: 38mgZinc: 1mg

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4 Comments

    1. ruchi, in the notes section of the recipe card, i have mentioned on how to make pista ice cream without an ice cream maker. points listed below.

      firstly replace milk with condensed milk. add powdered sugar, ground pistachios, chopped pista to the condensed milk. mix very well. keep aside.
      add ¼ to ⅓ cup powdered sugar. add sugar as per your taste.
      whip the cream with an electric beater till stiff peaks.
      then add the condensed milk mixture and whip again till the everything is mixed evenly. you can even fold the condensed milk mixture in the stiffly beaten whipped cream.
      pour the ice cream in a container. cover and freeze till set.

  1. Looks lovely, had been searching for a pista ice cream recipe fr ever. Looks like you have a kitchenaid icecream maker, I have a cuisinart ice cream maker. They make making icecream and sorbets a breeze. I have stopped buying icecream from the store. Will try and let you know how it turned out.5 stars