Mint Pista and Lime Cheesecake with Pista Chikki- Women’s Day Special

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Mint Pista and Lime Cheesecake with Pista Chikki- Women’s Day Special Recipe


By Monish Gujral Published: March 8, 2015



    1. Grease your baking tins, use loose bottom pans. They are easy to remove later.
    2. Add the biscuits, butter and sugar in a food processor and then transfer the mixture into the tins, to form the crust.
    3. Put the tin in the freezer to set.
    4. In a large mixing bowl , combine the cream cheese and sour cream and beat , over medium speed , until smooth . Add in the sugar and beat , add in the ground pistachio , mix well . On low speed , add the eggs , one at a time , scraping sides after each additions . Do not beat too much . Add in the lime zest , mint leaves and juice , beat for few seconds .
    5. Add the mixture to the prepared pan and tins .
    6. Bake in a pre-heated oven( 160°C) for 25 mins.
    7. Let it cool and then pop it in the fridge.
    8. Garnish with pista chikki and serve chilled

      First chef from India to be invited to Le cordon Bleu to demonstrate in Paris. Monish is credited with the trailblazing turn-around of Moti Mahal, from being a small but iconic presence in Delhi, to becoming a multi-national corporation that is well on its way to defining how the world eats Indian food. A traditionalist, Monish has remained true to the signature dishes that made Moti Mahal a legend, while reinventing the dining experience into one that is exciting and avant garde to suit modern sensibilities.

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