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Kesar Badam Kulfi ~ Saffron Almond Ice Cream Bars

Sometimes we overlook the nice recipes that are on back of the basic staple boxes that are in the pantry. Today my eye caught a nice recipe on back of the corn flour box, and that is Pista Kulfi, but I don't have Pistas (Pistachios) handy so changed the recipe to use Almonds and gave a touch of Safforn. ( Kesar and Baadam always goes hand in hand will be a best combination and nice flavor). My son who has aversion to milk and nuts, is all up for 2 servings when ever we eat this summer treat, and my daughter, she completely indulges in ice creams always...Now I call that a winner recipe for kiddos, esp in Summer time.Here is the recipe, Enjoy!
Kesar Badam Kulfi Bars



Ingredients:
Milk - 500 ml ( or 2 Cups)
Milk - 1/4 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Cornflour - 2 Tbsp
Fresh Cream ( Heavy) -   1/2 cup
Almonds - 2 tbsp
Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp
Safforn - 1 tsp


Method:
  1. Boil the milk till reduced to three fourths of it.
  2. Mix the corn flour and safforn flakes in 1/4 of cup and add it to boiling milk. 
  3. Add the Sugar, Chopped almonds, Cardamom powder to the milk and cook for 2 more minutes.
  4. Remove from the flame and cool it completely. 
  5. Add  the fresh beaten cream to the milk. Beat the whole mixture again for 2 minutes.
  6. You can fill this mixture in the Kulfi molds or in a flat box and keep covered.
  7. Keep this in the freezer, and your Kulfi will be set next day. 
I still need to master how to click the ice creams before they melt :-))
If you don't have a Kulfi molds, don't sweat. it is completely okay to store this in a flat box and serve it as Bars.  In fact that is what I did. As I never made ice cream at home before never bought such goodies, may be it's time to buy some fun looking molds. Shopping for Kitchen is always fun! :-))

Tips:
  • Cooling it completely in step #4 it critical. If you are in a rush keep this bowl in a big vessel of chilled water. It gets cool quickly.
  • When you mix the corn flour make sure that it does not form any lumps. Mix it thoroughly so that it completely dissolves into milk.
  • Usually I make this in the evening or night time, so that it will be ready by the time i wake up. When ever I serve the crowd, this is a make-ahead desert and i can skip the effort to make the dessert next day.
  • The only problem i saw is, it is melting too fast than the regular ice cream. may be I have to use more thick (full fat) milk or full fat cream to avoid that. 
Take a close look at all the flavors. inside..
I will come with spicy one next, Just Chill  with this until then..
Take Care
-Mythreyi


14 comments:

  1. Wow my fav, i die for it...Pics making me melting in mouth, looking yumm yumm...

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  2. looks awesome..very beautiful pics dear!
    Spicy-Aroma

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  3. Looks yum
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  4. ah !! flavoury , badami kulfi...drooling..

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. Simply irresistible..yummmmmm..

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  6. Really good...looks so tempting.

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  7. Mythreyi I am coming over for some kulfi. As for freezing them try in plastic throw away glasses yoy will get the perfect shape.

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    1. you are always welcome Archana! and Thank you for the wonderful tip... will try next time..:-)

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  8. Looks absolutely Yum Yum!!

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  9. so yummy kulfi, great recipe :)

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  10. wow...
    looks perfect and very tempting :)

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  11. I will have some of that please - it has really turned out perfectly!!!

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  12. Yumm...am drooling..very nice.

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-Mythreyi