Saffron Kulfi

Saffron Kulfi (kesar Pista Kulfi) Recipe

Kulfi is one of the most popular dessert recipes in North India.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Freezing time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 1 hour
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People


  • 2 Cups Heavy cream
  • ¼ Teaspoon Saffron threads (How to brew saffron)
  • 2 Teaspoon Sugar
  • 14 Oz Sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ Teaspoon Ground cardamom
  • ¼ Cup Rosewater
  • Cup Crushed raw pistachios


  • Take a small pot and mix 1 cup of heavy cream with brewed saffron and let them to boil.
    Now remove it from the heat and cool it to room temperature.
    2 Cups Heavy cream, ¼ Teaspoon Saffron threads
    Saffron Kulfi
  • Transfer the mixture to a sealed container or cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate until frozen.
    In a large bowl, combine the chilled cream mixed with the saffron with the remaining 1 cup of cream to soften. Add sugar little by little and mix well.
    2 Cups Heavy cream, 2 Teaspoon Sugar
  • Add sweetened condensed milk, cardamom, rosewater, and 3 tablespoons of chopped pistachios to the mixture. Mix them well to form a homogeneous mixture.
    14 Oz Sweetened condensed milk, ¼ Teaspoon Ground cardamom, ¼ Cup Rosewater, ⅓ Cup Crushed raw pistachios
    Saffron Kulfi
  • Transfer the mixture to flexible silicone molds or paper cups. (Due to the delicate texture of this dessert, it is difficult to separate them from rigid plastic molds.)
  • Sprinkle the remaining chopped pistachios on them. Put the ice cream sticks in the molds and put them in the freezer overnight.
    Saffron Kulfi
  • If you are using paper cups, cover the top of the cup with aluminum foil and then insert the ice cream sticks In it.



♦ The method you will see in the video is slightly different from the method we mention here, but the result will be the same.
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