Saturday, 11 June 2016

Rabri Ice Cream

Rabri (राबड़ी) or rabadi is a North Indian dessert, made with rich (milk) cream and nuts. This is the third “cool” recipe of this summer, to beat the heat. (Previous were Walnut Caramel Ice Cream and Dates Choco Bar)

Rabri can be presented as Popsicle, in the cone, cookie cup, etc. 

Ingredient’s :    1 ½ cup of cream     ;     1 ½ cup of whole milk      ;      ½ cup of heavy cream     ;   1/2 tsp of cardamom powder        ;       1/8 cup of chopped nuts (pistachios  & Almonds)  ;    1/8 cup of sugar     ;      ½ cup of heavy cream 

Boil the whole milk and cream in a wide & thick bottom pan. Reduce flame to medium to low and allow the milk to reduce, 1/3 of its original quantity.  {Thick milk layer (Milk skin or lactoderm) forms over the top, using the spatula give a gentle whisk and continue to simmer}.

Meanwhile, soak almonds and pistachios in hot water for about 10 – 15 minutes and then remove their skins and chop finely. 

Just before removing the milk pan from heat, Add sugar, cardamom powder, chopped nuts and stir well. Allow the milk to cool to room temperature 

In meantime, beat the heavy cream (using hand mixture) till it forms soft peaks consistency and keep it the fridge.

Once, the rabri come to room temperature, add the whipped heavy cream into it and fold well. Either pour into ice cream mold or Keep it in the freezer bowl and keep it in the fridge for 4 – 6 hour.