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Monday, March 28, 2016

Kesar Pista Matka Kulfi

How to make Kesar Pista matka kulfi | Authentic Recipe of Kesar Pista Matka Kulfi | Easy Homemade Matka Kulfi Recipe 

How about some cool Kesar Pista Kulfi to beat the heat!

Kesar Pista Kulfi is a summer special, purely divine frozen Indian dessert made with thickened milk, sugar, saffron and pistachois.

Let's get started- 

☑Recipe details 

⚫Cooking time 60-80 min
⚫Kulfi set time overnight 
⚫Serving 6-7 matka kulfi


☑Ingredients required 

⚫1500ml milk
⚫135-150 grams sugar
⚫2-3 tbsp cornflour 
⚫3-4 tbsp of Pistachios
⚫10-12 saffron threads
⚫1tsp green cardamom powder


✔Step 1 Mise en place - soaking of saffron 

◾Soak saffron threads in 2tbsp of warm milk and keep it aside until called for.

✔Step 2: Reducing milk to half of the original quantity 

◾Take a heavy bottomed or non stick pan. Grease it with a few drops of ghee with the help of pastry brush to avoid milk sticking to the sides and bottom. Pour milk in a greased pan and bring to a boil, keep stirring in between. 

◾Slow the flame and allow the milk to simmer for 35-40 minutes. Continue stirring in between and cook the milk till it reduces to half of the original quantity.

✔Step 3 Add the remaining ingredients 

◾Add sugar, saffron and cardamom powder, cook again for 5-7 minutes until the sugar is fully dissolved..

✔Step 4 Add cornflour 

◾Dissolve cornflour in ½ cup water.

◾Add dissolved cornflour into the thickened milk, cook again for 3-5 minutes until cake like batter consistency is obtained. Switch off the gas stove, allow it to cool down.

✔Step 5 Allow it to set 

◾Pour into terracotta pots and freeze overnight or till ready.

✔Step 6 Garnish and serve

◾Serve it as it is or garnish it with Pistachios Enjoy, Happy Summer. 

Also refer : Kulfi Recipes 


  1. This looks so inviting... n tempting deepa...picture is so lively...

    1. Thank you so much soma for this beautiful comment, very much appreciated. You know this is one of the most favorite flavor of my dad and it turned out awesomely divine and super delicious.

  2. The recipe comes alive with the beautiful clicks

  3. Love the presentation. Looks so beautiful and mouth watering one!

  4. Mmmmm, matka kulfi and wo bhi Kesar pista? I need this in my life, Deepa. Send me a HUGE parcel, please! :)

    1. You are most welcome Anu. Love to prepare all your favorite recipes. And Love to send you huge parcel with all the dishes which you want to try..

  5. Your presentation awesome !!! It's tempting !! By d way thanks for your wonderful support!! :)

    1. Thank you so much Nagasri. This feeling is mutual. Very much appreciate your feedback.:)

  6. Wow it looks so tempting and pic looks absolutely divine. Loved it dear Deepa...can I take 1 matka of kulfi ;) :)

    1. Yes, You are most welcome dear. All is yours. Thank you so much dear for this beautiful feedback.:)