Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi


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No Indian meal is complete without a serving of Indian ice-cream - the kulfi! Kulfi holds a special place in Mughal cooking. This great dessert has been altered to no end in today's world to give you all flavours of kulfi. Here is an authentic version made with loads and loads of dry fruits and flavoured with saffron and cardamom.

This kulfi tastes awesome topped with some Falooda and a dollop of Rabdi .

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Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi recipe - How to make Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 kulfis
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a few saffron (kesar) strands
1/4 cup warm full-fat milk
1 tbsp cornflour
4 cups full-fat milk
5 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/2 cup chopped dried fruits (almonds , cashewnuts and pistachios)
  1. Combine the saffron and warm milk in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the cornflour and 2 tbsp of water in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  3. Combine the milk and sugar in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 32 minutes, while stirring occasionally while scrapping the sides of the pan.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled, add the cardamom powder, saffron-milk mixture and dry fruits and mix well.
  6. Pour into 6 kulfi moulds and freeze overnight.
  7. To unmould, allow the moulds to remain outside the refrigerator for 5 minutes and then unmould by inserting a wooden skewer stick or a fork in the centre of the kulfi and pulling it out.
  8. Serve immediately.

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Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi
 on 23 Sep 16 11:37 PM

Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi
 on 23 Mar 16 06:22 AM

Can you please upload video for that
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nadia, we will work towards that. Thanks for your suggestion.
23 Mar 16 02:51 PM
Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi
 on 18 Jan 16 07:08 PM

When to add sugar?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Swechha, Sorry for the typing error. The sugar has to added in point 3 with the milk. We have rectified the error and thanks for bringing it to our notice. Do try it and share your review with us.
19 Jan 16 04:36 PM
Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi
 on 10 Apr 13 04:50 PM

Excellent kulfi.