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mango kulfi
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Mango kulfi recipe

Mango kulfi is the traditional matka kulfi made richer by using fresh mango pulp.Needs no fancy maker or ingredients.Good old kulfi desi style!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Resting time6 hrs
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: mango ice-cream, mango kulfi
Servings: 6 people


  • sauce pan
  • whisk


  • 1 cup whole milk full fat milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream or full fat cream
  • 1-½ cup Mango pulp
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 8-10 strands Kesar/saffron optional


  • In a bowl, add chopped mango pieces and powdered sugar.
  • In a pan, cook mango mixture until the sugar has melted and the pieces have broken down.
  • In another saucepan, add cream to whole milk,allow it come to boil on low flame. Turn off the heat.
  • Add the pulp to the milk mixture.
  • Whisk until you get a smooth mixture.
  • (Optional step) Transfer the content to a tin/metal bowl, allow to cool in the fridge for 2 hours, mix for few seconds with a hand blender. You may mix the mixture with hand blender without cooling and allow to set in molds.
  • Transfer the contents to kulfi mold and move them to the freezer for 4 hours/until frozen.


To take out the delicious mango kulfi from the frozen molds, insert the ice cream stick,allow it to sit for 5 minutes at room temperature, and then take it out.
If you want to avoid cream, then reduce the milk on low flame to half of the original quantity and follow remaining steps.
You may adjust the sugar as per your needs and also as per the sweetness of the mango. You can also use canned mango pulp for this recipe.