5 must try ice cream recipes!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

A creamy, cold, sweet cone of ice cream serves perfect for every season, whether its a scorching summer day, a chilly winter night or a rainy evening. Biting into your favourite icecream is a bliss which only a true ice cream fanatic will understand. Today, we celebrate 'National Icecream Day' and give you more reason to believe that ice creams are for every season! Here are our top 5 ice cream flavours of the season that you ought to try out in your home kitchens.


Chilli Ice Cream - sweet and spicy

You will be surprised how the spice hit works brilliantly in this creamy creation. You can’t see the chillies, but one bite of it and you know this one is going to be special. Choose between a creamy green chilli one or try out this mango sorbet spiked with birds eye chillies. It warms the cockles of your heart.


Masala Chai Ice Cream – for the cutting lover

When the hot weather just doesn’t co-operate with your masala chai craving, this kulfi fulfills all of your desires. The refreshing taste of ginger and saunf blended with the creaminess of a rabdi set in kulfi moulds is a taste that is hard to describe. These cool kulfis sell like hot cakes!


Nolen Gur Ice Cream – khoob bhalo

There is no need to make a winter trip to Kolkata to taste this deliciousness that we call nolen gur. The aroma and taste of date palm jaggery blends along with the cream brilliantly and makes chilly winter evenings cooler – pun intended! The earthy taste of this date palm jaggery makes ice cream taste like delicious mishti from Bengal!


Avocado Ice cream – dream cream!

This richness of avocados makes this ice cream ultra-creamy and also adds a good dose of omega 3 to it. Milk powder gives it a brilliant consistency. Next time you have an avocado that is threatening to go over ripe – whip it up into this sweet delicious ice cream instead of just a boring guacamole!


Beer Ice Cream – zara-hatke & unique!

This beer ice cream works as well on a chilled winter day as a glass of chilled beer would on a hot summery afternoon. All you need in 4 simple ingredients (including the beer) to make this delicious dessert. An ice cream that is going to be a favourite to everyone, yet the only high you will get is probably just a sugar rush.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.