Frozen Treats

Kesar Pista Kulfi 

IMG_1462.JPGKulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent.The more traditional ones are cream , rose, mango, cardamom, saffron , and pistachio.

Kulfi is traditionally prepared by evaporating sweetened and flavoured milk via slow cooking, with almost continuous stirring to keep milk from sticking to the bottom of the vessel where it might not burn, until its volume was reduced by a half, thus thickening it.The semi-condensed mix is then frozen in tight sealed moulds.

I am sharing an easier version of Kesar means Saffron Pista is Pistachio dryfruits Kulfi without cooking which is prepared with Condensed milk, saffron, dry fruits mixed together, chilled and served.check my other kulfi recipe Kesar Badam Kulfi Strawberry Pistachios Malai Kulfi

ingredients

1 tin Condensed Milk

200 ml Heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup Grated Khoya

Cardamom powder a pinch or to taste

1/4 cup Milk

Pistachios soaked ,Peeled & slivered 15-20

Saffron strands 20-30

Kulfi molds or dish

method

Soaked Saffron strands in warm milk .in a big bowl add condensed milk ,heavy whipping cream & Khoya mix properly .add saffron infused milk & pistachio silvered .Pour in Mould Keep in freezer to set .atleast 6-8 hrs or Overnight.Demould kulfi & Serve.

Mango Mastani

Mango Mastani drink  I never had before @india but heard & read a lot about this delicious drink.Today my daughter want to have mango milkshake but with a dollop of icecream.then only I got an idea to prepare this drink.available ingredients in Pantry & ice cream in a refrigerator.

It’s a popular dessert drink  from Pune city in India. It’s a thick mango milkshake topped with Vanilla or Mango Icecream.& Nuts like cashew nut,pistachios & almonds.

Ingredients

1 cup chopped mango or fresh mango pulp

1 /2 cup chilled whole milk/ full fat milk

Cardamom powder a pinch(optional)

Few ice cubes (optional)

1.tbsp sugar or as required

1 scoop of vanilla ice cream or any ice cream of your choice

Pistachio chopped

Cashewnut chopped

Method

In a blender jar add mango cubes then.add sugar, cardamom powder.Blend to a smooth puree.Now add milk and few ice cubes.Blend again until all blends well.Pour into  the serving glasses leaving half inch space on the top.Scoop out a dollop of ice cream and place them on the top.Garnish with  pistachios & cashew nuts.Mango mastani is ready.Served chilled & drink this before Icecream Melt.

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Fresh Strawberry Granita

Granita is a semi-frozen dessert  made from sugar, water, and various flavorings. its texture varies from coarse to smooth, it is always different from the one of an ice cream which is creamier, and from the one of a sorbet, which is more compact; this makes granita distinct and unique.Common and traditional flavoring ingredients include lemon juice, mandarin oranges, jasmine, coffee,almonds, mint etc.

My version of Strawberry Granita is made with pureed Strawberries  freeze in a pan and scrape with a fork.

Ingredients

4 cups fresh strawberries

1/2 cup sugar

3/4 cup water

2 Tbsps fresh lemon juice

Mint leaves for Garnish

Method

Add sugar and water in a blender; process until sugar dissolves. Add strawberries and lemon juice; blend until smooth. Pour mixture into square dish. Cover and freeze 3 hours; stir well. Cover and freeze few hours more or overnight.Remove mixture from freezer; let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.

 

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Scrape granita in dish

 

 

Vanilla Chocochips Ice cream

Whipped cream blended with Condensed milk ,Vanilla extract & choco chips

Ingredients

Heavy whipping cream 2 cup

1 can Condensed milk or as much sweetness one like

Vanilla extract/essence 1 tsp

Chocochips mini 1/2 cup

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whipped heavy whipping cream using an electric beater ,In a big bowl ,add whipped cream ,condensed milk ,vanilla extract & choco chips.mix properly freeze 8 hrs or overnight till it set.scoop & serve !!

Tips whipping cream volume increase double once whipped .
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Vanilla choco chips Icecream

Mango Icecream

Easy to make 3 ingredients recipe.Mango pureed mixed with whipped cream & condensed milk.Adapted from a web @show me the curry

ingredients

Mango pulp (sweetened)-850 gm
Condensed milk -1/2 tin
Whipped cream -250 gm
Mango cubes :-few(optional)
Method :-
Take a deep bowl..add mango pulp.condensed milk & whipped cream..mix all ingredients with spoon or hand whisker.(not electric).pour in a tight lid box..after 2 hrs mix mango cubes & put again freezer for at least 4 hrs or till it freeze.Serve & enjoy !!

 

Strawberry Pistachios Malai Kulfi

Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent.The more traditional ones are cream , rose, mango, cardamom, saffron , and pistachio.Kulfi is traditionally prepared by evaporating sweetened and flavoured milk via slow cooking, with almost continuous stirring to keep milk from sticking to the bottom of the vessel where it might not burn, until its volume was reduced by a half, thus thickening it.The semi-condensed mix is then frozen in airtight sealed molds.

I am sharing an easier version of Kulfi without cooking which is prepared with Fresh Pureed Strawberries Blend with Whipped Cream & condensed milk & freeze in a Mold or a Box.

Ingredients
Strawberry pureed 1 cup
Whipped Cream 1 cup
Condensed milk 1/2 cup or to taste
Pistachios crushed 2 tbsp
Method
Wash & dry strawberry properly then pureed & strained.In a big bowl
mix everything together then pour into a mold or freeze in a box keep in a fridge to set for 6 hrs or overnight.Demold or scoop & 13043463_1002004106513805_3264896277122941221_nServe
Tips:- one can use strawberry crush available in a market too.

Kesar Badam Kulfi

Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent.The more traditional ones are cream , rose, mango, cardamom, saffron , and pistachio.Kulfi is traditionally prepared by evaporating sweetened and flavoured milk via slow cooking, with almost continuous stirring to keep milk from sticking to the bottom of the vessel where it might not burn, until its volume was reduced by a half, thus thickening it.The semi-condensed mix is then frozen in tight sealed moulds.

I am sharing an easier version of Kulfi without cooking which is prepared with Condensed milk, saffron, dry fruits mixed together, chilled and served .

ingredients
1 tin Condensed Milk
200 ml Heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup Grated Khoya 
Cardamom powder a pinch or to taste
Milk 1/4 cup (few strands Kesar infused)
Almonds(Soaked & peeled ) slivered as much u like
for garnish
Saffron strands & almond slivered (optional)
Kulfi molds or any dish u like
method
in a big bowl add condensed milk ,heavy whipping cream & Khoya mix properly .add milk & almond silvered .Pour in Mould .Keep in freezer to set .atleast 6-8 hrs or Overnight,
Demould ur Kulfi & garnish.
Serve & enjoy!!