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Masghati with Tea


Masghati is one of the traditional Persian sweets that is made in Fars province. You can either serve it as a dessert or pastry. It is usually served with Persian tea.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Masghati
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 196kcal


  • 1 cup scratch
  • 7 cups of water
  • 3 cup of sugar
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 4 tablespoon rose water
  • ½ cup sliced almond
  • ½ cup sliced pistachio
  • 1 cup brewed saffron
  • ½ tablespoon cardamom ground


  • Soak the scratch for about 2 hours
  • Mixscratch and water and wait until the scratch completely solves in the water
  • Put the mixture on the heat and add sugar
  • After the sugar solved in the combination add the butter
  • When the texture became thicker add brewed saffron
  • Add rosewater and cardamom ground and cook it for 3 more minutes
  • Brush a square shape dish with vegetable oil and pour the mixture in it
  • Sparkle the nuts on it
  • Afterit cooled down cut it in small square or diamond shapes
  • Serve it with tea


Uniqop’s Advice:

  1. You can keep this pastry in the fridge for about 4-5 months.
  2. Soaking scratch causes it to solve better in the water.
  3. Put the Masghati in the fridge before serving.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5.31g | Calcium: 2mg