Mouth-Watering Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe

kesar pista kulfi
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Kesar Pista kulfi is the most delicious kulfi in India. And it is really popular among aged people. The kulfi has a flavour of pistachio and saffron in it, making it more delicious.

Kulfis have a very similar texture and appearance to normal ice cream. But, they are more rich and creamy than an ice-cream.

There are several variants to kulfi like malai, rose, mango and strawberry and people love it. Let’s not wait anymore and prepare kulfi with this kesar pista kulfi recipe.

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Each kulfi consists of 62 kcal :

  • Carbohydrates: 9 g  
  • Protein: 1 g  
  • Fat: 2 g  
  • Sodium: 5 mg  
  • Potassium: 109 mg  
  • Sugar: 6 g  
  • Vitamin C: 3 mg 
  • Calcium: 9 mg 
  • Iron: 0.6 mg
Prepare time: 5 hrs
Cook: 45 min
Ready in: 5 hr 45 min

Ingredients For Kesar Pista Kulfi

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  • 1.5-litre milk, full cream
  • ¼ cup cream, optional
  • ¼ cup sugar, 
  • 20 pistachios, chopped
  • 2 tbsp saffron milk
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder


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  1. Take a thick bottomed pan and add full cream milk and let it boil.
  2. Once the milk comes to a boil, add cream and give it a stir.
  3. Now, simmer for 30 minutes and keep stirring in between.
  4. Next, add sugar and mix it really well.
  5. Simmer for about 5 minutes or till the milk thickens completely.
  6. Then, add chopped pistachios, saffron milk and cardamom powder.
  7. Mix it well and simmer furthermore for almost 5 minutes.
  8. Let the thickened milk cool down completely; that might take at least an hour.
  9. After the milk is cooled completely, pour them into kulfi moulds or into a plastic glass.
  10. Cover the glass with cling wrap, or you can use aluminium foil.
  11. Then, freeze the cup for at least 5 hours or overnight.
  12. After 5 hours or more, when the kufi is set completely, insert a stick in between the cup.
  13. Slowly, remove the kulfi from the glass/mould and garnish with few chopped pistachios.

Serve kulfi immediately.