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kesar malai kulfi
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5 from 2 votes

Malai kulfi

Kulfi- a frozen Indian milk dessert
Prep Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Desserts/Sweets/Mithai, Home made, Kids Friendly
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kulfi, malai kulfi
Servings: 6 person
Author: anjanaskc


  • 1 liter Whole Milk / Doodh
  • 6 tbsp Sugar / Chini
  • 10 Pistachio / Pista
  • 1/2 cup Khoya/Mawa/solidified milk
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder *
  • pinch of Saffron / Kesar crushed
  • 1 tsp Kewra water optional


  • Soak saffron in 1tbsp milk and keep aside
  • Soak pistachio for few hours and then peel and slice them.(you can also dry grind them coarsely without soaking)
  • In a wide and heavy bottom pan boil milk and let it simmer till it reduce to 3/4 in quantity.
  • Now add grated mawa ,saffron, chopped pistachio and sugar and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile keep stirring to mix the mawa ,there should not be any lumps left.
  • Now remove from the heat and add cardamom powder.
  • Let it cool down at room temperature then add the kewra essence(or rose water)
  • Now fill it in the kulfi moulds till 3/4 volume and keep in the freezer to set.
  • When you want to serve then just wash the mould with tapid water or rub between your palms or just slide a butter knife around it.
  • Serve immediately .