Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Fruit Custard

A very healthy,easy and delicious dessert made with milk and seasonal fruits

  • Milk- 1 litre
  • Sugar-1 cup *
  • Custard powder-3.5 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
  • Saffron powder- a pinch
  • Fresh cream-3/4 cup
  • Pistachio,peeled and sliced-2 tbsp
  • Apple-2
  • Banana-1
  • Pear-1
  • Seedless grapes-1 cup
  • Mango,chopped- 1 cup
  1. In 3/4 cup of milk (at room temperature) mix custard powder and keep aside.
  2. In a heavy bottom pan add the remaining milk and give it a boil.then reduce the flame and boil milk for 2 minutes then add sugar and saffron and let it simmer for approx 5 minutes.
  3. Now add the dissolved custard in the boiling milk and keep stirring continuously till it start  to thicken
  4. Remember that it will thicken further when it cool down, so cook accordingly.
  5. Add soaked and chopped pista and cardamom powder.
  6. Let it cool down completely.then chil in refrigerator for 2 hour
  7. Fruits-Peel banana and pear and then chop all the fruits in small pieces.
  8. Add cream,chopped fruits and whole grapes in the custard ,mix gently and keep in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours ,so the custard absorb all the flavours and juices of the fruits.
  9. Serve chilled.
1-Custard will remain fresh for 2 -3 days in the refrigerator,but remember to remove the banana pieces from the leftover custard as they will discolur soon and will give a strong flavour.
2-You may add any seasonal fruit of your choice i.e-chikoo,pomegranate pearls,peeled Orange segments,strawberry,raspberry,kiwi etc.
3- *Add sugar according to your taste


Ruxana Gafoor said...

fruit custard is my all time favorite...loved this one..

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

looks super yummy dear...

Archana Potdar said...

Beautifully done.

Priya Suresh said...

Love fruit custards anytime,cant take my eyes off from that bowl.

Shailaja Reddy said...

Looks yummy and beautiful.
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PT said...

perfect for warm weather.. love to have it now..

DivyaGCP said...

Custard looks delicious and colorful.. :)

Beena.stephy said...

Yummy beautiful custard

Akila said...

Yummy custard
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nayana said...

Lovely colourful custard.....

Nisha said...

my mom's best friend, an aunty from Bihar, knows i have loved her fruit custard since many years.
she always makes it a point to make this for me whenever i go visit her.

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Meena Selvakumaran said...

superb,nice clicks.

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious fruit custard.

divya said...

absolutely divine :)

Sushma Madhuchandra said...

I ate custard just now & these pics are making me drool again :)

Julie said...

mouthwatering dish,yummy!!!

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Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Very yummy all time favorite

Vimitha Anand said...

Would be great when chilled. wish to have that bowl
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Gauri said...

Ahhh perfect for this summer, one of my fav!

Amrita Vishal said...

Such a Comforting desert... love the colourful fruits

Latha Madhusudhan said...

Very colourful and yummy it looks.

Maha Gadde said...

Very healthy recipe and nice post.

Jagruti said...

my kinda dessert..In early 80s it was craze about this in India :) it was modern dish for us !

Follow Foodie said...

Very colorful .

Mythreyi said...

This looks super delicious....I am making it today!

Yum! Yum! Yum!