The Freebird Times - Issue 2

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LET’S COOK

Sweet Treat

Malai Kulfi -

traditional Indian ice cream

Kulfi originated in Mughal dynasty and was derived

from the Persian word for a covered cup explains

Thamarai Devi Keerthivel. This dessert is a traditional

Indian ice cream flavored with fruits and nuts. Kulfi

is usually extra thick and rich, far denser in flavor

than regular American or English ice creams. Kulfi

is often served on a stick but can also be eaten off a

plate, leaf, or out of a cup.

Ingredients

3 cups full fat milk

½ cup condensed milk

¼ cup milk powder

½ tsp cardamom powder

Crushed pistachios and edible rose petals

Method

In a deep nonstick pan combine milk,

condensed milk and milk powder and

bring it to a boil.

Keep scraping the sides of the pan while

stirring continuously, add cardamom

powder and cook on a medium heat for

30 to 35 minutes.

Switch off the heat and allow the mixture

to cool completely.

Once cooled, pour the mixture into

ice pop moulds or into freezer proof

ramekins or a freezer proof bowl and

freeze until firm.

To serve, allow the moulds/ramekins/

bowl to stand at room temperature for

about 5 minutes then sprinkle with

pistachios and rose petals.

Photo: Thamarai Devi Keerthivel

16 THE FREEBIRD TIMES – ISSUE NO. 2, NOVEMBER 2017

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