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Fruit Salad with Milk and Custard (Indian Dessert)

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Fresh fruit is colorful and nutritious. Made into one of the most popular Indian style fruit salad and given a creative twist, it becomes the perfect take-along recipe. Ever popular Milk based Fruit Salad recipe to help have a mixture of fruits.
For the custard milk
  Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs), divided
  Custard 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon (Use as required per taste)
  Cardamom powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
For the fruit mixture
  Apple 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Banana 2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Chikoo 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Mango 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Grape 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Pomegranate 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon

1. Heat a pan, with one cup of milk, custard powder, stir gently.
2. Add sugar and stir continuously as the mixture thickens. Turn off the heat and let it rest for a while till it cools.

3. When the milk mixture is cooled down or is slightly warm add the remaining 3 cups of milk, stir gently to mix the milk and the custard mixture well.
4. Add freshly ground cardamom powder and stir. Cover and refrigerate it.
5. Take a bowl with freshly chopped fruits (you can use commonly available fruits).
6. Take a serving glass or bowl, add in the finely chopped fruits and pour the cold custard milk.

7. Serve chilled.

An alternate option to using custard is by mixing condensed milk with regular milk. There is no heating required in this case.
One more option is by mixing half and half milk with the regular milk and adding vanilla extract to it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy, Healthy
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
There is nothing better than having a fresh fruit salad. Chef Bhavna shows us how to make the fruit salad in an innovative way. The combination of the fruits with the custard milk tastes so yummy. This serves as a great dessert. Do try out this recipe and don't forget to watch the video.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 215 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g21.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 23.9 mg8%

Sodium 100.2 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.97 g3.9%

Sugars 27.3 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 6.5%

Calcium 26.5% Iron 1.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fruit Salad With Milk And Custard (Indian Dessert) Recipe Video