Thursday, October 07, 2010

Microwave Almond Kulfi



Kulfi is a traditional Indian Dessert, blend of milk & various types of nuts. It comes in different flavour. It brought back sweet memories where kulfiwala's cycle bell rings & light from his petromax lamp act as a call for all young & old women , mens & childrens, that cannot be ignored. We used to savor everything on that stick & plam leaves. Try this, sure it will be super duper hit in your house.

Ingredients:

Milk - 31/2 cup
Sugar - 3/4 cup
Chopped Almonds - 1/4 -1/2 cup
Cardamon powder - 1/4 spn

For Grinding:

Milk - 1/2 cup
Corn flour - 1 tsp
Sweet bread - 1 slice
Salt - pinch
Kesar - little

Method:

  • In microwave safe bowl, pour 31/2 cup milk & keep it for 10-15 mins to reduce it to 2 cups.
  • Stir in between.



  • Cut the sides of the bread & make it into pieces.
  • Grind bread pieces, cornflour, salt, 1/2 cup milk and bit of nuts into a fine paste.
  • Pour this paste in 2 cups of reduced milk & add kesar, chopped nuts and cardamon powder.
  • Stir well & keep it in microwave for another 1-2 mins.



  • Take it out from MW, allow it to room temperature and transfer to any bowl.
  • Cover the bowl with aluminium foil, make sure foil touch the kulfi.
  • Foil paper ensure no ice formation over the kulfi and it also retains the flavour.




  • Freeze it for 6-8 hrs.
  • Take it out before serving. Before serving keep the kulfi bowl in bowl of water for 1-2 sec.
  • This will make us to transfer kulfi easily to serving cups or plate.
  • Garnish with nuts.
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