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Saffron Kulfi

Saffron Kulfi

Kulfi is South Asian ice cream. This dessert, which requires no special equipment, earned our highest rating.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2007

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/8 teaspoon saffron threads, crushed
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated fat-free milk


Combine 2 tablespoons water and saffron in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH 20 seconds.

Combine saffron mixture and remaining ingredients in an 8-inch square baking dish, stirring with a whisk. Cover with plastic wrap; freeze 8 hours or overnight. Let soften slightly at room temperature before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 6.7g
  • Saturated fat: 4.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 7.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 38.5g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 136mg
  • Calcium: 264mg

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