Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Kulfi ice cream using khoya | How to make Kufli Ice cream


Kulfi ice cream using khoya

I have tasted Kulfi Ice cream when I was a kid. When I go to marina beach with my parent and uncle, they used to buy and give it to me. I love the taste. But I am not able to get it near my home place. I get only normal kuchi ice or ball ice. After that I really forgot how it actually tastes, as I started tasting different ice creams. Then after I started preparing ice creams at home, I always think I should prepare kulfi atleast once. But somehow i keep postponing it, because I don't have the kulfi cones and sometimes, I will not have the exact ingredients etc.

Two weeks back, I got the ready made khoya from Mustafa centre and prepared this Mango Kalakhand. Half the packet of khoya was left over and I wanted to do something which i never tried before. So when browsing net, I saw the Kulfi Ice cream using Khoya recipe here and thought of using my khoya and also fulfil my long wish of preparing the kulfi ice cream at home. Kulfi came out superb and we all loved it a lot. My kids asked me to prepare the same one more time. I too have decided to prepare different kulfi's in coming posts.


You can check all my Ice cream Recipes here. Some have given below.
Almond Ice cream
Chocolate Ice cream
Vanilla Ice cream
Rose Milk Ice cream
Mango Ice cream
Strawberry Ice cream

Kulfi ice cream using khoya

Kulfi Ice Cream using Khoya

Preparation time: 10 min | Cook Time: 40 min | Serves: 4
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: Indian


Ingredients
Full cream milk - 1 litre 
Sugar - 5 to 6 tbsp (adjust by increasing or decreasing according to your taste)
Khoya / Mawa - 4tbsp
Corn flour - 1 tbsp
Milk - 3 to 4 tbsp ( to mix corn flour)
Pistachios - 10 to 15 (crushed)
Almonds - 10 to 12 (crushed)
Cashews - 10 (crushed)
Cardamom powder - 2 pinch 
Saffron - few strands
Rose water or vanilla essence - 1 tsp (optional)

Kulfi ice cream using khoya


Method to prepare Kulfi Ice cream using Khoya

1. Start boiling the milk in a flat bottomed vessel. Now and then stir it well. It might take around 20 to 30 minutes for the milk to reduce to 1/3rd.  Meanwhile start preparing the other things needed  Mix the 4 tbsp milk with corn flour and keep it ready in a small bowl. 
Kulfi ice cream using khoya


2. Crush all the almonds, pistachios and cashews in a mortar or grind in a food processor. If you have whole cardamoms, then grind 2 to 3 of them now and keep everything ready. 
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

3. Grate the khoya or crumble it very well.  There should not be any large pieces of khoya. If so, then might take time to dissolve. After 20 to 30 minutes, the milk would have reduced to 1/3rd of its quantity.  
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

4. Now add the sugar and mix it well. When the milk is still boiling add the corn flour mixture to the boiling milk. Stir them well. The milk gets thickened by now. 
Kulfi ice cream using khoya


5. Now add in the almond, pistachio and cashew powder and cardamom powder as well. Mix well. Add the saffron strands.
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

6. Milk would have thickened nicely by now and colour would have started changing. 
Kulfi ice cream using khoya


7. It's time to add the khoya. Add the khoya and mix nicely so that no lumps are found. After 5 minutes Simmer the stove now and add the rose water. Switch off the stove and let it cool down. 
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

8. After it cools down, transfer the kulfi mixture to kulfi cones or kulfi moulds or any small serving bowls or in a tray. Scrap the remaining milk solids from the sides of the vessel and add them too in the moulds. Cover and freeze the kulfi for 6 to 8 hours. 
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

9. Once the Kulfi is set nicely, remove it from the freezer and unmould the kulfi by sliding a knife along the sides of the kulfi mould or rub the mould between your hands fastly or even keep the mould immersed in warm water for 5 seconds and remove immediately.
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

10. Slide down the kulfi on the serving plates and serve immediately.
Kulfi ice cream using khoya

Yummy Yummy Kulfi Ice cream using Khoya is ready to be eaten 

Notes: 
1. Instead of corn flour, you can also use rice flour to make the milk thicker. 
2. If you are keeping the kulfi mould in warm water, do not keep it for long time. 
3. Any nuts of your wish can be added to the kulfi.
4. Adding rose water or essence is purely optional. 
5. Traditional kulfi moulds would be available in many shops. You can also use earthen pots for making kulfi. 


3 lovely comments:

Veena Theagarajan

so creamy and tasty kulfi! perfect for the summer

Rafeeda AR

That's an extra rich kulfi!

Biny's Recipes

Arjunan it is indeed a really nice post.... I personally feel no ice creams can beat kulfi...u have made it look so easy...

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