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Easy Homemade Kulfi Recipe without khoya

Treat your kids with this home made ice cream that combines the goodness of milk and dry fruits
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Author: Kanika Aggarwal Garg


  • 1 1/2 Litermilk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 10-15 almonds soaked and peeled
  • 1 tbsp pistachios
  • 2 tbsp cashew nuts soaked
  • 1 tsp khus khus soaked
  • 2 tsp pumpkin seeds soaked
  • less than A pinch of black pepper powder
  • Saffron soaked in milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder


  • In a heavy bottom pan take milk and give it a boil.
  • Now simmer the gas and let the milk boil till it reduces to half the quantity.
  • Stir it regularly to avoid the milk from burning.
  • Meanwhile grind all the dryfruits and make a paste.
  • When the milk is reduced add saffron milk and sugar in it.
  • Add cardamom powder.
  • Add dryfruits paste.
  • Further reduce the milk.
  • Once it gets thickened turn off the gas and allow it to cool.
  • Once cooled down pour it in kulfi moulds or earthen pots and keep it in freezer to set.