How to make Zafrani Sherbet -

Saffron flavoured milk with nuts topped with ice cream.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Milk (दूध), Saffron

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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Zafrani Sherbet

Zafrani Sherbet 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Zafrani Sherbet Recipe

  • Milk 6 cups + 2 tablespoons

  • Saffron 10-12 strands

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

  • Almonds blanched and slivered 10-12

  • Pistachios blanched and slivered 6-8

  • Kesar ice-cream 4 scoops


Step 1

Soak saffron in two tablespoons of warm milk and keep aside. Heat milk in a thick-bottomed vessel and bring to a boil. Reduce and simmer for ten minutes.

Step 2

Add sugar, cardamom powder and saffron and continue to simmer for another five to six minutes or till thick and creamy. Remove from heat, add almonds and pistachios and stir well.

Step 3

When cool, place in the refrigerator to chill. Divide sherbet into four tall glasses, top each glass with a scoop of kesar ice cream and serve.

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