Kesar Elaichi Ice-Cream


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Try this traditional Indian combination in an ice-cream. It will always win you praise from your guests.

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Serves 4.
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2 cups milk
1 cup milk powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp cornflour
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/2 cup (100 grams) fresh cream

  1. Mix 1 cup of milk, milk powder and cornflour in a bowl till it is a smooth paste.
  2. Dissolve the saffron in 2 tablespoons of milk and keep aside.
  3. Combine 1 cup of milk with the sugar, saffron and cardamom powder and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer the milk for 5 to 7 minutes and add the milk, milk powder and cornflour mixture.
  5. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes till the mixture coats the back of a spoon. Cool completely.
  6. Add the cream, mix well and pour into a shallow container. Cover and freeze till almost set.
  7. Divide the mixture into 2 batches and churn each batch separately in a blender till it is smooth.
  8. Transfer into a shallow container, cover and freeze till it is firm. Scoop and serve.
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 on 06 May 15 02:21 PM

Kesar elaichi ice cream, a smooth creamy ice cream with strong flavor of elaichi and kesar. This is a must try recipe, its a big hit in my house, its just superb in taste... loved it.