Thursday, January 24, 2019

Date & Walnut Ice Cream... Sugar Free Ice Cream.....

Ingredients
Heavy whipping cream - 1 cup,
Dates - 1 cup,
Milk - 1 1/4 cup,
Walnut (Roughly chopped) - 1/4 cup,
Vanilla essence - 1/4 tsp.



Method
Roughly chop dates and measure one cup.


Dry roast chopped walnut over low to medium flame for 3-4 minutes and let it cool down.


Heat milk in a pan and give it a boil.


Switch off the flame and add chopped dates. Mix well. Cover with a lid and let it come to room temperature.

Now roughly crush dates and milk mixture using blender and set aside.


Now whip heavy whipping cream till it gets soft peak.


Now fold in date mixture followed by roasted walnut and vanilla essence into whipped cream.
Transfer the mixture into a freezer safe container.


Level it using spatula. Cover with clean plastic wrap followed by lid. Plastic wrap should touch the mixture, so that ice crystal won't be formed.


Place container in freezer for 10 - 12 hours till it gets well set. For smooth and creamy texture of ice cream, after 5-6 hours, mix semi set ice cream with help of fork. Place back the container in freezer.
Serve once it gets set.

Notes
Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.
Cashew can be replaced with walnut.





Monday, January 21, 2019

Gajar Barfi | Carrot Sweet

Ingredients
Carrot - 5-6 or 2 cup grated,
Sugar - 1/3 cup,
Ghee (clarified butter) - 1 tsp,
Cardamom powder - 1/8 tsp,
Slivered pistachios - 1 tsp.






Method
Take carrots and wash well. Dry them with kitchen towel.


Now peel off the skin from carrots.


Grate peeled carrots using grater.


In a pan heat ghee and saute grated carrots over medium flame for one to two minutes.


Now add sugar and mix well.


Now cook covered over medium fame. Stir in between to prevent sticking to the bottom of pan.


Grease a tray with ghee and sprinkle some slivered pistachios. Keep it aside.


Cook carrot mixture till all water evaporates and it gets lumpy texture as per given below image.
Add cardamom powder and mix well.


Transfer prepared mixture into a greased tray. Level it using spatula.


Set aside till it cools down completely. Now cut into pieces and serve.





Notes
Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.