Lavender Kulfi

Lavender Kulfi

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes (plus the freezing time)
No of Servings: 6 kulfis (1/2 cup each)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 litrewhole milk
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup (or more) pistachios (finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon Sprig Extract of Natural Culinary Lavender

Method:

  • Bring the milk to boil, lower the flame, and cook till it reduces to half the volume.
  • You have to stir frequently while the reducing the milk so that it doesn’t stick to the sides and burn.
  • Switch off, add the condensed milk and mix well.
  • Whip the cream till it peaks. Add half of this whipped cream to the milk and mix well.
  • Add half of the chopped pistachios and 1/2 teaspoon Sprig Extract of Natural Culinary Lavender. Mix well.
  • Finally gently fold in the remaining whipped cream into the mix. You don’t have mix well. Let it remain as lumps in the kulfi mix.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of chopped pistachios to the kulfi moulds.
  • Gently pour the kulfi mix into the moulds. Leave a little space on the top. Insert the ice cream sticks. You can top up the moulds with more chopped pistachios.
  • Keep the moulds in the freezer.
  • Once the kulfis have set (after 7-8 hours), take them out, and place the moulds in water.
  • Rub the sides with your palm to warm up the mould and gently pull out the kulfi stick.
  • The kulfi will come out clean on the stick. You can garnish with more chopped pistachios before serving.

Note: If you don’t have kulfi moulds, you can replace them with steel glasses.

 

Arun Velekkat is a food blogger. His blog, www.thetakeiteasychef.com, is all about simple, honest food using local, organic produce.