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malai kulfi recipe | malai kulfi ice cream | how to make malai pista kulfi

easy malai kulfi recipe | malai kulfi ice cream | how to make malai pista kulfi
Course ice cream
Cuisine Indian
Keyword malai kulfi recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Freezing Time 8 hours
Total Time 9 hours 10 minutes
Servings 9 Servings
Calories 248kcal


for kulfi:

  • 2 litre milk
  • ¼ tsp saffron / kesar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp cashew chopped
  • 2 tbsp almonds chopped
  • 2 tbsp pistachios chopped

for instant mawa:

  • 1 cup cream
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup milk powder unsweetened


how to make instant mawa or khova using milk powder:

  • firstly, in a pan take 1 cup cream, ½ cup milk and 1 cup milk powder.
  • stir and mix well making sure there are no lumps.
  • continue to cook on low flame without burning.
  • keep stirring until the mixture thickens and separates from the pan.
  • instant mawa is ready, you can use immediately or refrigerate and use up to a week.

how to make homemade kulfi using milk:

  • firstly, in a large kadai heat 2-litre milk, ¼ tsp saffron.
  • stir and get the milk to a boil, without burning.
  • continue to cook on low flame until the milk thickens.
  • now simmer for 15 minutes or until the milk reduces to a quarter.
  • after the milk thickens add prepared mawa and mix well.
  • also, add ½ cup sugar and cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • now add ½ tsp cardamom powder, 2 tbsp cashew, 2 tbsp almonds and 2 tbsp pistachios.
  • mix well and the kulfi mixture is ready to set.
  • pour the kulfi mixture into kulfi moulds. if you do not have moulds, you can pour until matka or glass cups.
  • cover and freeze for 8 hours or until sets completely.
  • after 8 hours, the kulfi has set completely and is ready to serve.
  • finally, garnish the malai kulfi with few chopped pistachios and enjoy.


Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 551IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 171mg | Iron: 1mg