Easy Malai Kulfi


Kulfi is best described as Indian-style ice cream. However, unlike ice cream, kulfi is not churned. This is a fantastic summer dessert. This is a quick and easy version of kulfi. I almost never make kulfi the old way any more.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
3 cups


  • 2 cups whole milk

  • ½ cup condensed milk

  • ¼ cup dry milk powder

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar, or to taste (Optional)

  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • 1 pinch saffron threads

  • ¼ cup chopped pistachio nuts


  1. Stir the milk, condensed milk, and dry milk powder together in a heavy-bottomed pan and bring to a boil. Add the sugar, cardamom, and saffron to the boiling milk; reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature; fold the pistachio nuts into the mixture.

  2. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds and freeze until solid, about 1 hour

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

194 Calories
9g Fat
23g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 194
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 220mg 17%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 342mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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