How to make Matka Kulfi Recipe - Rich dense kulfi served traditionally in an earthenware pot.

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Main Ingredients : Milk ( दूध ) , Sugar ( चीनी )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Matka Kulfi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Matka Kulfi

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 5-6 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Matka Kulfi

  • Milk 1 1/2 litres

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

  • Almonds toasted 10-12

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch


Step 1

Heat milk in a saucepan and bring it to boil. Simmer and reduce to one third the original quantity, stirring constantly.

Step 2

Add sugar and stir till it dissolves. Soak saffron in a tablespoon of warm milk and add it to the reduced milk.

Step 3

Chop the toasted almonds and add it to the milk. Add green cardamom powder and mix.

Step 4

Pour the above mixture into four small matkas and freeze it for four to five hours. Serve chilled.

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