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Malai kulfi

Malai kulfi


This Indian-style ice cream is so easy — no need to tell everyone though!

  • Feeds 6 Feeds 6
  • Ready in 50 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1378kj 330kcal
  • Fat
    High 35%
  • Saturates
    High 62%
  • Sugar
    Med 35%
  • Salt
    Low 35%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 2g

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  • 1 litre Co-op semi skimmed milk
  • 200ml Co-op double cream
  • 50g Co-op demerara sugar
  • 35g unsalted pistachios, chopped, plus extra to garnish
  • 35g ground almonds
  • A few raspberries (optional)
  • A few sprigs mint (optional)


  1. Bring the milk to the boil in a pan
  2. Add the cream and reduce the heat
  3. Simmer for 7-10 mins, stirring regularly, until just starting to thicken
  4. Add the sugar, pistachios and almonds and stir
  5. Simmer for 30-35 mins more, stirring regularly, until the mixture has reached the consistency of double cream
  6. Set aside to cool completely
  7. Divide the mixture between 6 small plastic cups
  8. Cover and put in the fridge until completely chilled, then freeze for 5 hours or overnight
  9. Remove the kulfis from the freezer 10-15 mins before serving
  10. Unmould onto plates and garnish with a sprinkle of chopped pistachios, plus a few raspberries and a sprig of mint, if you like

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