Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe - Kulfiness

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Sep. 08, 2014

Creamy yet grainy this kesar pista kulfi is irresistible! Cherish all your memories of this awesome kulfi. This indian ice cream is made by reducing the milk and with bare amount of cream or absolutely no cream, its easy to make and is beloved by everyone on the plate. Kesar Pista, Saffron and Pistachio is the most popular flavor on this


Milk 1 Liter
Cream 4 Tablespoon ((Malai))
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Saffron strands 10 ((Few strands))
Cardamom pods 5 ((4
Pistachio 1 1/2 Tablespoon , chopped
Almond 1 1/2 Tablespoon , chopped



1. Start by heating a pan with the milk. Once it starts boiling, add a huge tablespoon of it to a cup with the saffron strands, soak and keep aside (atleast for 15 min for best results).

2. Now add the cream to the milk in the pan, stir well and cook in medium-high flame until it reduces to half, most probably about 20 minutes.

3. Once its reduced to half, add the chopped nuts and sugar. Stir well and cook for 5 more minutes.

4. Switch off the flame, add the cardamom and let it cool to room temperature. Add to the kulfi moulds and freeze for 5-6 hours. You can insert bamboo sticks after 2-3 hours as well.

5. Take the kulfi moulds out, use a butter knife and loosen the edges.


6. Kulfis can be served as such or sliced into thick slices and served on a plate. It can be served with rabri garnished with rose petals. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245Calories from Fat 82

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 85 mg3.54%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 29 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet