Thursday, August 14, 2014

Mango Pistachio Kulfi

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Kulfi is a traditional Indian/Pakistani dessert.  This recipe is not a traditional way to make Kulfi.  Honestly I don't even know what the traditional way is but it certainly doesn't involve evaporated milk, condensed milk and Cool Whip.  I'm sure it does involve boiling milk for a long period of time.  Regardless, we really enjoyed this shortcut version of Kulfi.  I freezed them in popsicle molds but you can also use a container and cut it into squares.  The original recipe used heavy cream.  I didn't have any, but I did have Cool Whip so I substituted that.  The Cool Whip made it a little more sweet.  The ground pistachios give the Kulfi a wonderful texture.  I'm looking forward to experimenting with this recipe to come up with different flavour combinations!

Mango Pistachio Kulfi
Adapted from Fauzia's Kitchen Fun

2-3 mangos, chopped (I used Altafulo Mangos)
1/2 cup pistachios (I used a heaped 1/4 cup)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tin evaporated milk
1 tin condensed milk
1 cup Cool Whip

Puree mangos (I used my immersion blender).  Coarsely chop pistachios.  Add pistachios and vanilla to the mangoes.  Blend in a blender or immersion blender.  In a separate bowl, whisk together evaporated milk, condensed milk and Cool Whip.  Add to mango puree and with a blender or immersion blender, pulse a few times until combined.  Pour into popsicle moulds and freeze until firm.

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6 comments:

  1. my aunt makes kulfi with bread, heavy cream, and condensed milk.i will have to try your short cut version sometime.

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  2. The traditional method involved so much time and hard work, once my Mom made it, I reminisce it was super delicious. I never tried easy-to-make recipe of kulfi yet, but yours look a super success. :)

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  3. Asi this looks delicious! I'm so happy that they turned out :) Cool Whip adds decadence without too much heaviness, and that's why I think it's great in Kulfi. Plus, ain't nobody got time to cook kulfi on the stove for hours ;) I've missed you and your blog!

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  4. how many kulfi's do we get with this amount?

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    1. It depends on the size of your moulds. I made 6 of the ones pictures above plus six more smaller sized moulds.

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