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custard recipe | fruit custard recipe | fruit salad with custard recipe

easy custard recipe | fruit custard recipe | fruit salad with custard recipe
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 2 Servings


  • 2 cups or ½ litre full cream milk
  • 2 tbsp custard powder
  • 3 tbsp cold milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder


  • 10 or ¼ cup green grapes chopped
  • 10 or ¼ cup red grapes chopped
  • 1 small sized or ¼ cup banana chopped
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 small sized or ¼ cup mango chopped
  • ½ medium sized or ¼ cup apple chopped


how to prepare custard milk:

  • firstly, in a thick bottomed pan add milk.
  • stir occasionally and get the milk to boil.
  • meanwhile, in a bowl take 2 tbsp of custard powder. i have used vanilla flavour custard powder.
  • and add 3-4 tbsp of milk and mix well.
  • stir continuously, making sure there are no lumps formed in it.
  • once the milk has boiled, turn off the flame and pour the prepared custard mixture into it.
  • also add sugar. adjust the amount of sugar if looking for more sweeter fruit custard.
  • mix continuously, keeping the flame on low.
  • the milk changes colour to dark yellow.
  • furthermore, it thickens slightly. adjust the consistency by cooking for long time.
  • transfer to a small bowl and cool completely.

how to prepare fruit custard:

  • once the prepared custard milk has cooled completely, add chopped fruits of your choice.
  • add, green grapes, red grapes, banana, pomegranate seeds, mango and apple.
  • also add cardamom powder and mix gently.
  • cover and chill for 2 hours or more.
  • once the custard fruit salad has chilled, it turns more thick and creamy.
  • add whipped cream or ice cream if required.
  • finally, serve fruit custard chilled.