Preheat the oven to 375°F and add the pistachios to a baking sheet.
Roast the Pistachios. Roast the pistachios in the preheated 375°F oven just long enough to bring the oils to the surface -- about 7 minutes. They will be aromatic and might look a bit wet when they're ready. (Do this even if the pistachios you buy say they've been roasted.)
Grind the pistachios. Add the roasted pistachios to a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Blend for about 7 minutes. Add the sugar and salt and blend for another couple of seconds.
Cool. Let it cool down before refrigerating. (It should last at least a month in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.)
Calorie count is only an estimate.
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