Kesar (Saffron) Kulfi


submitted by happyface78 {1 Recipe}

  • Prep Time:
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time:
    35 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    50 Mins
  • Level:
Kesar (Saffron) Kulfi

Makes: 4 Icecream bars

Description: Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian subcontinent. It is often described as "traditional Indian Subcontinent ice cream" and this easy recipe is from my Aunt!

2 1/2 cups  Milk (I used whole milk)
1/2 cup  Condensed milk
1/4 cup  Milk powder
1/2 tsp  Cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/4 cup  Nuts (almonds, cashews, or raisins)
3-4 strands  Saffron

Instructions: 1.Combine the milk, condensed milk, and milk powder together and bring to a boil. Add the nuts and cardamom powder.
2.Dissolve the strands of saffron in 2 tsp milk and pour in the above mixture
3.Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or untill the mixture thickens. Cool completely.
4.Pour into 4 kulfi/icecream moulds and freeze overnight till firm.
5.To serve, take the kulfi out of the mold and transfer immediately to a dessert plate.
6.Serve whole or cut into smaller pieces, garnish with crushed almonds/cashews.

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Author image by Skylaabrams | GAS CITY, IN    
Nov 10, 2016

It looks delicious good

Author image by mollzim9 | ANOKA, MN    
Jul 14, 2016

Mmm im going to try this tonight. Thank you

Author image by Emilyfuhr | LANSING, MI    
Mar 03, 2016

Yum that looks great! I think I would like to try it with pistachios!

Author image by tigerjan62 | CLINTON TWP, MI    
Dec 23, 2015

I made this because I needed a quick easy desert. It's very easy to make, but it was delicious! Not too sweet, great for diabetics, no added sugar. Very refreshing. I shared this with a couple of friends too.

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