Kulfi – Indian Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe

Try this cool, cardamom and pistachio flavored dessert for Deepavali / Diwali festival dinners.

Kulfi ready to eat

We recently went out for dinner with some family friends of ours who took us to a popular Indian restaurant in town. The food was quite good, and we stuffed ourselves on naan, various biryani and curries. Even though we were full, our hosts suggested we have some kulfi (Indian ice cream) for dessert. I had never had kulfi before, so I agreed to try it. And I’m glad I did.

The texture was different from Western style ice creams – more substantial and not so airy. Another interesting thing about this kulfi is, it is served as an upright cylinder instead of a round scoop. This is because of the mold that they use to freeze the milk in.

Noticing the resemblance to our Royal Selangor Jelly Mould, Annie suggested that we make some kulfi as one of our entries in the Royal Selangor Jellyriffic Challenge. She found the recipe online, and I was tasked with the production. It almost didn’t get made.

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Apple Pie-in-the-Sky

Taking the apple pie to heights never before seen!

Apple pie-in-the-sky with apple cider jelly

Man, this truly almost became a pie-in-the-sky project! I’ve been thinking of apples and how to use them in the Royal Selangor Jellyriffic Challenge and as Nate hinted at in yesterday’s Mulled Apple Cider Konnyaku post, this was supposed to be part of that post.

Why wasn’t it part of the post? Well, obviously there were some hiccups so we had to problem-solve the issues and thankfully, it all worked out and here it is now today. Better late than never!

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Mulled Apple Cider Konnyaku

Most people think of enjoying a hot cup of mulled apple cider on a cold Fall or Winter evening, but here’s a surprise: it’s good as a jelly too!

Mulled Apple Cider Konnyaku

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Rose-Cardamom Sago Gula Melaka

Lest we forget what this Royal Selangor Jellyriffic Challenge is all about…

rose cardamom sago gula melaka

The whole point about this challenge to create 30 different uses for the Royal Selangor Jelly Mould is to raise awareness about breast cancer. Sure, we’ve been having fun making jellies, panna cottas, terrines, steamed cakes and musubi. We want to celebrate life, laughter and humor with our creations.

But we must remember that breast cancer is not something to play around with. As Annie herself learned with her breast cancer scare, if you feel a lump, go get it checked out right away. Over 4000 Malaysian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, and many will die from this terrible disease.

So today’s creation, a Sago Gula Melaka, is intentionally colored rose pink to highlight again the importance of breast health maintenance and getting regular mammograms when appropriate.

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