How to make Kesari Kulfi -

Kulfi flavored with saffron.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Milk (दूध), Saffron

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Kesari Kulfi

Kesari Kulfi Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 6-7 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Kesari Kulfi Recipe

  • Milk 3 litres

  • Saffron a few stra

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Almonds roasted & slivered 10-15

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Place the matkis in water for two to three hours.

Step 2

Remove them from water and keep them aside upside down to dry.

Step 3

Heat milk in a pan till it is reduced to one third its original volume. Add green cardamom powder, saffron strands, sugar and cook for some more time. Roast slivered almonds till lightly browned. Add to the milk and take off the heat.

Step 4

Transfer the mixture into the matkis and set aside to cool to room temperature. Cover the matkis with aluminium foil and keep in the deep freezer to set.

Step 5

Serve in the matkis itself.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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