Falooda is a dessert or a drink made by layering milk, ice-cream, different fruits and nuts. It is said to have it’s origins from Iran and is also popular in Northern parts of India. But, it varies in taste. This recipe is how the dish is prepared in Kerala, especially the Malabar region. Looks pretty, isn’t it? It’s refreshing in this summer heat and is also a way to allure kids into having fruits and nuts.
1 cup milk, 1 cup milk powder, 1 tin condensed milk
1 ripe plantain, 2tbsp strawberry syrup, Vermicelli – cooked in water and a tbs of sugar, a handful of Pearl tapioca(Sabudana)- cooked in same sugar water as that of Vermicelli
Vanilla Icecream- 1 ltr, Dates, Grapes, Black cuscus, Jelly
In a bowl, mix milk powder, hot milk and condensed milk. Grind plantain in a food processor and add to this mixture.
Cook this mixing throughout till about to boil. It should be in low flame.
Add cooked vermicelli and pearl tapioca. Mix well. Set aside.
Setting in Glass:
Add 2 tbsp of the above mixture. Atop, add chopped fruits in the following order- apple, pomegranate, dates, a tbsp of strawberry syrup, a tbsp of the cream set aside, almonds, grapes, nuts, jelly, vanilla icecream, cuscuss and tuti-fruity.
Set in a bowl:
Onto the prepared cream, add fresh fruits, nuts and strawberry syrup. Add icecream and serve.
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