Salted saffron-toasted pistachios

Pesteh-ye shoor

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    250 g

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

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Place a non-stick frying pan over medium–high heat. While the pan is heating, mix the saffron infusion, lemon juice, hot water and salt in a bowl until the salt has dissolved.

Now toast the pistachios in exactly the same way as the almonds above, adding 5–10 minutes more to each stage of the toasting described above, as pistachios need a little more time to get properly toasted because