Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Kulfa / Badam Kulfi ( Milk & Almonds Ice Cream )


Kulfa / Badam Kulfi ( Milk & Almonds Ice Cream ) ... Kulfi is a traditional Pakistani / Indian ice cream made with milk, khoya, sugar & nuts.

On Eid or special occasions, we get a lot of mithai ( South Asian sweets ) including Burfi. Usually, we freeze the Burfi for later use in Kheer / Firni, Gajar Halwa or Zarda. But this time, I tried something new; a delicious, rich and refreshing frozen treat from it. It was a great hit :)


Kulfa / Badam Kulfi ( Milk & Almonds Ice Cream )
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Serves : 6 - 8

Ingredients :
  • 1 litre full cream milk
  • 1 cup Burfi / Barfi (see notes )
  • 1/4 cup Sugar, ( or according to desired sweetness )
  • 1/4 cup almonds, finely chopped
  • 3 green cardamoms, seeds crushed
  • 1 tbsp.  cornflour ( dissolved in little milk )

Method :
  • Heat the milk in a wide, heavy bottom pan over high heat. When it begins to boil, lower the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally until the milk is reduced to half the original quantity.
  • Add burfi, sugar, almonds and cardamoms; stir well until the burfi is dissolved.
  • Add dissolved cornflour to the boiling milk mixture, stirring constantly until slightly thick.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool completely at room temperature.
  • Pour the mixture into an airtight container or individual kulfi moulds.
  • Cover and freeze for 6 hours or overnight till set.
  • Take out of the freezer 5 minutes before serving, remove the kulfi from the container or moulds.
  • Cut it into slices. Serve immediately.
Notes : 
  • Burfi / Barfi is a South Asian sweet confectionery. It is made with Khoya ( mawa ) and sugar; cooked until it solidifies.
  • You can replace burfi with Khoya ( mawa ); increase the amount of sugar.

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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

28 comments :

  1. Wow luks delicious and very innovative...

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  2. Drooling at the ice cream. Well captured here :)

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  3. Looks terrific and I like the fact that it contains no eggs!!
    Have no doubt - I'm going to try this recipe :)

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  4. can i have that bowl ambreen??? looks delish!!!

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  5. A yummilicious ice cream this is...nothing beats the desi version of ice cream. I would any day prefer kulfi over the fancy ice creams.

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    1. Thank you so much everyone for leaving sweet comments. I'm trying my best to reply ASAP!

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  6. cool treat for eyes and taste buds too.

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  7. Even am nit feeling well, i can finish that bowl anytime.

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  8. looks droolworthy..i am loving it.

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  9. Almond ice cream is the best, yours looks so creamy :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  10. Hey Ambreen awesome kulfi and beautiful bowl too.Wish u could pass me both:))

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  11. Ice cream season is starting in my place,...yum ;-)

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  12. So very interesting. Thank you for sharing. Where does one get Khoya?

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    1. @ The Ninja Baker :You might find khoya in frozen section in Pakistani / Indian grocery stores.

      Thank you everyone for your kind words :)

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  13. OMG I loveeeeee kulfi! I love that you made this with khoya because I've never seen it made that way! You're always impressing me Ambreen :)

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    1. Thank you Familycook :)

      Thank you Henna, your comments always brighten my day :)

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  14. kulfis looks so lovely n iam drooling here.

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  15. ♪♫° ·.
    A foto é de dar água na boca.
    Amo doces gelados.

    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos do Brasil.
    ♪♫° ·.
    º° ✿✿ ·.

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  16. Your Milk and Almond Ice Cream sounds wonderful and what a perfectly creamy treat to cool down this summer heat. :) Thanks for sharing.

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  17. This is such a delicious ice cream! I love almonds in ice cream!

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  18. Hi, i love this recipien! If you want come and take part to Link Party "Back to Autumn" su Fragola e Cannella
    I'm waiting for you
    One kiss
    Nina

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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