Saffron Coconut Cashew Kulfi Delight

Best For An Occasional Treat

Kulfi is a delicious Indian dessert. Many of us think that preparing ice cream at home is a difficult thing to do, but this recipe can be prepared within a few minutes, and you don’t even need an ice cream maker for it. The base of this kulfi is made of cashew and coconut.




Kulfi Ice Cream

• ½ cup soaked cashews
• 1 cup coconut malai
• ¼ cup jaggery, powdered
• 4 dates, seedless
• ⅓ cup coconut water
• 10 strands of saffron
• ⅛ teaspoon green cardamom powder
• ⅛ teaspoon rock salt


• 1 tablespoon chopped pistachios


Soak the cashews in water for about 6 hours.


1.Place all the ice cream ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
2. Pour the mixture into a shallow glass dish or a steel container, and let it freeze for about 6 hours in the freezer.
3. Before serving, let the ice cream thaw on a counter for 15-30 minutes, until it becomes soft enough to scoop.
4. Top with chopped pistachios and serve.


  • Cashews provide healthy fats, protein, and essential minerals like magnesium and zinc.
  • Coconut malai offers creaminess and a tropical flavor while being dairy-free and suitable for vegans.
  • Jaggery and dates add sweetness without refined sugar, making it a healthier dessert option.
  • Saffron and cardamom not only enhance the flavor but also offer antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Coconut water adds hydration and electrolytes, making it a refreshing treat for hot days.

Nutritive Value (per serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 200 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Vitamins and Minerals: Rich in vitamin E, calcium, and potassium.

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