Mix the chick pea flour or besan with half the quantity of the ghee. Sift through a sieve.
In a pan, warm the rest of the ghee, add the sifted besan. Fry till besan is golden brown. Add the khoya. Stir over low heat Keep aside.
Mix sugar with some water and keep on fire till you get a thick syrup. Add the syrup and cardamom powder to the fried besan. Mix well. Pour on a plate that has been lined with oil. Decorate with blanched pistas and almonds. Cut into diamonds when still warm. Allow to cool.