Persian Gaz


🌿💕😋Persian Gaz – Nougat with pistachio 🌿💕😋

For those who wish to make this Festive sweet for Nawroz


Craving for something sweet? We bring you this unique Parsi dessert recipe you cannot miss on. Persian Gaz is a delicious Iranian nougat. It is called ‘nougat’ because it has ingredients like sugar, egg whites, and roasted nuts. They are prepared on the occasion of Persian New Year (Nowruz). It can be prepared at home using minimum ingredients like eggs, rose water, corn syrup, sugar, butter, and pistachios. You can even use roasted almonds instead of the pistachios to garnish the dessert. Nuts are an important part of this Gaz. It has a crunchy texture and is quite a popular new year dessert. Persian desserts always have a tinge of rose water which makes them even more delectable. You need to follow the steps carefully to get this dessert right. It can be served at kitty parties, potlucks and game nights. You can serve it as an evening snack with the beverage of your choice. So, try this recipe now and enjoy it with your loved ones.

Ingredients of Persian Gaz

6 Servings
2 egg whites
2 cup corn syrup
1 cup pistachios
2 teaspoon rose water
2 1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoon water
2 tablespoon butter

How to make Persian Gaz
Step 1
To prepare this delicious dessert, start by making the Meringue. Beat the egg whites in a mixer until soft peaks form. Keep it aside. Meanwhile, in saucepan roast the pistachios/ almonds.

Step 2
Next, in a vessel boil the 1 cup sugar, 1/ 2 cup of corn syrup and water over a medium flame. Make sure the sugar dissolves properly. Once done, turn off the gas knob.

Step 3
Pour this hot liquid mixture over the beaten egg white and mix it properly. Beat this mixture until it becomes firm. Transfer to another bowl.

Step 4
Next, to prepare the syrup, take a pan to combine 1 and half cup corn syrup and 1 and half cup sugar and bring them to a boil. Let the sugar dissolve properly.

Step 5
Once done, pour this hot syrup over the Meringue and blend them using a ladle.

Step 6
Add butter and rosewater to this mixture. Then finally add the roasted pistachios/ almonds.

Step 7
Transfer it on a prepared pan and let it chill. Slice and serve.

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