10 Delectable Kulfi Recipes to Try at Home

kulfi recipes to try at home

Kulfi is a delicious Indian ice cream made from thick milk and garnished with dry fruits and spices, frozen in mould or containers. Kulfis have a lot of similarities with ice cream. However, it is creamier and denser. You can make kulfis in no time, and there are so many recipes to try.



10 Delicious Kulfi Recipes You Can Easily Make at Home

Here are some amazing kulfi recipes.





1. Malai Kulfi

Malai kulfi is famous for its rich and intense flavour.

Ingredients




  • Full-fat milk (4 cups)
  • Condensed milk (3/4 cup)
  • Cornflour (1 tbsp)
  • Milk (2 tbsp)
  • Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)

How to Make

  • Combine the milk and cornflour. Mix well and keep aside.
  • Heat the condensed milk and milk in a pan and let it boil on a medium flame. Stir often so that the milk doesn’t stick to the pan. This will only take you about 10 minutes.
  • For 40 minutes, simmer the milk on a low flame while stirring occasionally.
  • Add the cardamom powder and cornflour mixture and cook on a slow flame after mixing well. Stir occasionally for about 12 minutes so that it becomes really thick.
  • Switch off the stove and let it cool. Pour it into kulfi moulds.
  • Freeze till it thickens.

Recipe Servings: 6 kulfis





Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 1 hour 12 minutes




malai kulfi

2. Mango Kulfi

In this kulfi recipe, mango is the highlight.

Ingredients





  • Fresh mango pulp (1/2 cup)
  • Mangoes (1/2 cup)
  • Saffron strands (1/4 tsp)
  • Warm milk (1 tbsp)
  • Cornflour (1 tbsp)
  • Full-fat milk (1/2 cups)
  • Sugar (5 tbsp)
  • Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)

How to Make

  • Combine warm milk with saffron. Mix well and keep the bowl aside.
  • Combine 2 tbsp of water and cornflour and mix well. Keep it aside.
  • Heat milk in a non-stick pan and boil for 6 minutes on a medium flame. Stir occasionally.
  • Add sugar and cornflour-water mixture. Cook for 20 minutes while stirring occasionally. Scrap the sides.
  • Switch off the stove and let it cool.
  • Add the mango pulp, cardamom powder, and saffron-milk mixture after it’s cooled. Mix well with a whisk.
  • Add the mangoes. Mix slowly.
  • Pour it into mould and freeze.

Recipe Servings: 11 kulfis




Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 41 minutes





kulfi

3. Saffron Kulfi

Saffron kulfis are one of the perfect desserts to serve during gatherings.

Ingredients




  • Warm milk (1 tbsp)
  • Saffron strands
  • Cornflour (1 tbsp)
  • Full-fat milk (4 ½ cups)
  • Sugar (5 tbsp)
  • Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)

How to Make

  • Combine the warm milk and saffron and mix well. Keep aside.
  • Combine 2 tbsp of water and cornflour in a bowl. Mix well and keep it aside.
  • Heat milk in a non-stick pan and boil for 6 minutes on a medium flame. Stir occasionally.
  • Add sugar and cornflour-water and mix well. Cook for 25 minutes on a low flame and stir occasionally.
  • Allow the mixture to cool after switching the flame off.
  • Add the cardamom powder and saffron-milk mixture. Mix well.
  • Pour this mixture into moulds and freeze.
  • Serve immediately after taking it out.

Recipe Servings: 8 kulfis





Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Cook Time: 36 minutes




saffron kulfi

4. Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi

This kulfi is loaded with delicious dry fruits and nuts.

Ingredients


  • Full-fat milk (4 1/4 cups)
  • Cornflour (1 tbsp)
  • Saffron strands
  • Sugar (5 tbsp)
  • Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)
  • Chopped dried fruits (1/2 cups)

How to Make

  • Combine warm milk and saffron and mix well. Keep aside.
  • Combine 2 tbsp of water and cornflour in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Combine sugar and milk. Heat it for 5-7 minutes in a non-stick pan on a medium flame. Stir occasionally.
  • Now, the cornflour-water mixture can be added and cooked on a medium flame for about 30 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool and then add some dry fruits, cardamom powder, and saffron-milk mixture. Mix well.
  • Pour it into moulds and then place it in the freezer. Serve when it is set.

Recipe Servings: 6 kulfis

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 49 minutes


dry fruit kesar kulfi

5. Fruit Kulfi

This kulfi is a combination of pleasant flavours of apples and bananas.

Ingredients

  • Bananas (1/2 cups, chopped and peeled)
  • Raspberries (1/2 cups, chopped)
  • Full-fat milk (2 ½ cups)
  • Condensed milk (1/2 cup)
  • Milk powder (1/4 cup)
  • Cardamom powder (1/2 tsp)

How to Make

  • Mix the condensed milk, milk powder, and milk in a non-stick pan and bring it to boil.
  • Add the cardamom powder. Mix and cook for 20 minutes on a medium flame. Stir occasionally and switch it off. Allow it to cool.
  • Add the raspberries and bananas after it is cooled. Mix well.
  • Pour it into moulds and freeze for 10-12 hours.
  • Serve after it is set.

Recipe Servings: 5 kulfis


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 35 minutes

fruit kulfi

6. Kulfi And Jalebi Sundae

This is a glass of delight your family is definitely going to love.

Ingredients


  • Malai kulfi cubes (1 cup)
  • Soaked falooda sev (4 tbsp)
  • Jalebis (2, broken in pieces)
  • Rose syrup (2 tsp)
  • Soaked falooda seeds (4 tsp)

How to Make

  • In a serving glass, place ½ cup of kulfi cubes. On top of that, place half the jalebi pieces. Place it evenly.
  • Pour 1 tsp of rose syrup, 2 tsp of soaked falooda seeds, and sprinkle 2 tbsp of falooda sev.
  • To make more glasses, repeat the steps 1 and 2.
  • Serve the glasses immediately.

Recipe Servings: 2 glasses

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Cook Time: 5 minutes

jalebi and kulfi

7. Gulab Jamun Kulfi

This kulfi recipe with condensed milk is an awesome dessert with intense flavour.

Ingredients

  • Gulab jamuns (24 small)
  • Full-fat milk (4 cups)
  • Condensed milk (3/4 cup)
  • Cornflour (1 tbsp)
  • Milk (2 tbsp)
  • Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)

How to Make

  • Mix the milk and cornflour and keep them aside.
  • Bring the condensed milk and milk to boil on a medium flame. Stir occasionally. It should take you about 9-10 minutes.
  • Simmer the milk for 40 minutes on a low flame while stirring occasionally.
  • Add the cardamom powder and cornflour mixture. Make sure you mix them and cook on a low flame. Stir occasionally for 12 minutes or till this mixture becomes thick.
  • Switch off the stove and let it cool.
  • Take a mould and fill halfway with the mixture you prepared.
  • Add around 4 gulab jamuns into this mould. Pour the mixture on the rest of the available space.
  • Seal the mould and freeze till they are set.

Recipe Servings: 6 kulfis

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 1 hour 12 minutes

gulab jamun kulfi

8. Low-fat Kulfi with Strawberry Sauce

This is an amazing low-fat kulfi with a good amount of calcium.

Ingredients

  • Low-fat milk (1 litre)
  • Cornflour (1 tsp)
  • Sugar (6 tsp)
  • Saffron strands
  • Cardamom powder (1/4 tsp)
  • Strawberries (1/2 cup, crushed)
  • Powdered sugar (4 tsp)

How to Make

  • Soak saffron in warm milk and keep it aside.
  • In 1 tbsp of milk, dissolve the cornflour and keep aside.
  • Place the milk in a non-stick pan. Bring this milk to boil. Allow it to simmer on a medium flame and stir occasionally. This should be done until the milk reduces to a little more than a half.
  • Add sugar and cornflour solution and boil it. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Let it cool and add the saffron mixture and cardamom powder. Mix them well.
  • Pour into containers and freeze till they are slushy.
  • Remove it. To break all the ice crystals, blend in a liquidiser till it becomes creamy and smooth.
  • Pour it into moulds. Place it in the freezer.
  • When serving, top it with strawberry sauce.

Recipe Servings: 6 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 50 minutes

low fat kulfi

9. Kulfi and Fruit Ice Cream

The fruits add a new dimension to the amazing flavour of this kulfi.

Ingredients

  • Alphonso mangoes (1/2 cup, peeled and chopped)
  • Apples (1/2 cup, chopped and unpeeled)
  • Full-fat milk (2 ½ cups)
  • Condensed milk (1/2 cup)
  • Milk powder (1/4 cup)
  • Cardamom powder (1/2 tsp)

How to Make

  • In a non-stick pan, combine condensed milk, milk, and milk powder. Mix them well and bring to boil.
  • Add some cardamom powder. Cook them for 20 minutes on a medium flame. Stir occasionally.
  • Switch the flame off. Once cooled, add the apples and mangoes.
  • Mix well and pour it into a container. Cover with an aluminium foil. Freeze for 10-12 hours.
  • Serve immediately after it is set.

Recipe Servings: 6 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 35 minutes

kulfi with fruit

10. Kulfi Shots

This is an amazing dessert to have after dinner.

Ingredients

  • Malai kulfi cubes (2 cups)
  • Chilled milk (1/2 cup)
  • Chopped mixed nuts (4 tbsp)

How to Make

  • Combine milk and kulfi cubes on a mixer and blend till it becomes a smoothie.
  • Pour this smoothie into 6 shot glasses.
  • Serve after it is chilled and garnish with mixed nuts.

Recipe Servings: 6 shot glasses

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 minutes

kulfi shots

One of the best and all-time favourite Indian desserts is kulfi. This dessert has an amazing and intense flavour that captivates us. So, check out these various varieties of kulfi recipes with rich spices, nuts, and fruits. They are very creamy, and you are sure to enjoy them thoroughly.

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