Pistachio Cupcakes Recipe | Food Diaries | Zarnak Sidhwa | Dessert

Pistachio Cupcakes Recipe | Food Diaries
Pistachio Cupcakes Recipe | Food Diaries

Pistachio Cupcakes are the prettiest looking cupcakes you would have tried and they taste wonderful too. Try these today!

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Pistachio Cupcakes and Daal Waffle Recipes. This show of Food Diaries with Chef Zarnak Sidhwa aired on 26 August 2020.





  • Flour 1 1/2 cups
  • Corn flour 2 tsp
  • Baking powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1/4 tsp
  • Unsalted butter 1/2 cup
  • Caster sugar 3/4 cup
  • Eggs 2
  • Milk 2/3 cup
  • Pistachio or vanilla essence 1 tbsp
  • Green food coloring few drops
  • Unsalted pistachios (chopped) 1/2 cup

For Pistachio Buttercream Frosting:

  • Unsalted butter 3/4 cup
  • Cream 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Pistachio essence 1 tbsp
  • Icing sugar 2 3/4 cups
  • Unsalted pistachios (chopped) 1/4 cup

Mix flour, corn flour, baking powder and salt. Beat butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Mix in eggs one at a time then blend in pistachio or vanilla flavor and green food coloring. Add the flour mixture alternately with the milk. Fold in pistachios. Divide batter among paper lined cupcake cases. Bake at 180 degrees C until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, about 18 – 22 minutes. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack 10 minutes then transfer to an airtight container to cool completely. For the pistachio buttercream frosting, beat butter until very pale and fluffy. Mix in cream, pistachio or vanilla flavor and icing sugar. Whip until pale and fluffy. Pipe over cupcakes and sprinkle pistachios over top.

Ingredients :

  • Green Gram (Moong Dal) 1 cup
  • Rice ½ cup
  • Green chilies 2
  • Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
  • Onion 1 tsp
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • Coconut chutney to serve

Soak green grams and rice for six hours. Grind soaked green grams and rice with green chilies, cumin seeds, onion, ginger and salt by adding water little by little till it gets a thin consistency. Pour a ladle spoonful of batter in the middle of a preheated waffle iron and spread lightly. Let cook and once done, serve hot with coconut chutney.

Pistachio Cupcakes Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Pistachio Cupcakes Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Zarnak Sidhwa at Masala TV show Food Diaries. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Zarnak Sidhwa.

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