Combine milk powder, cardamom powder, plain flour, baking powder, butter and pista in a bowl.
Make dough by gradually adding milk till soft.
Boil the sugar with water to form syrup.
Add the saffron and yellow colours.
Now reduce heat.
Soak the Sev in rose water for about 10 seconds to make it soggy and to absorb the smell of rose water.
Quickly place the sev and mawa into syrup and stir it.
Grease a baking tray and pour the mixture on it.
Decorate with silver vark.
Cut into any shapes when cool.
Sev Barfi is ready to serve.