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Pista Badam Roll
 cooking time   35 min.         serving  4 persons

      For the covering      For the centre
         Almond powder  1/2 cup       Pistachio powder  1/4 cup
         Casheew nut powder 1/2 cup   Sugar  1/4 cup 
         Saffron                      Pinch of Cardamom powder
         Cardomom powder  1/2 tsp.
         Pinch of Nutmeg
         Silver fol to decorate

Add a little water to the sugar and boil with cardamom powder,safffron and nutmeg. Stir till it is of one string consistency.Add almond and cashew nut powders and fry till mixture leaves sides of the pan.
Remove from fire. Do the same with the pista powder.
When both mixtures coll, roll each into a 3/4 cm. thick rectangle chapatti. Place the pistachio chapatti over the almond chapatti and gently roll up the 2 into a roll. Cut into slices and decorate with silver foil.

---Meenakshi Sarma.