Fruits Custard

4 Aug

fruit_custard
Fruit Custard.

Milk is boiled and thickened with corn flour and sweetened with honey. This is then chilled in refrigerator. Choice of fruits is chopped up and mixed with custard along with chopped nuts and dried fruits. Serve fruits custard immediately or chill until required.
Makes: around 3 Fruit Custard.

Ingredients:

Milk 2 Cups
Corn Flour 1 1/2 – 2 tbsps
Apple 1
Mango 1 Small
Banana 1 Small
Dates 4
Almonds 8
Honey to taste
Mint leaf for garnish

Method of preparation:

Microwave almonds in half a cup of water for a minute.
Squeeze the almonds to remove the skin.
Finely chop the dates.
Wash and chop the apple into small pieces.
Peel and chop the mango into big chunks discarding the pit.
Peel and chop the banana into small chunks.
Mix all the chopped ingredients together.

Dissolve the corn flour in quarter cup of the room temperature milk and keep aside.

Heat remaining milk in a sauce pot and bring it to boil.
Keeping stirring while pouring the corn flour dissolved milk.
Let the milk boil for couple of minutes for milk to thicken.
Once milk is little thick, stir in desired honey and remove from heat.
Cool to room temperature and refrigerate the custard for few hours.

In a serving bowl, add the chopped fruits and dried fruits and nuts.
Layer the fruits with few tablespoons of the chilled custard.
Garnish with more fruits and nuts and more honey and a mint leaf.
Serve fruit custard immediately.
Notes: Make sure to use fruits that hold together when added to the custard.

Suggestions: Adjust the amount of corn flour for consistency of the custard. Slice the almonds if desired. Store the custard in refrigerator for good couple of days. Make sure to mix the banana just before serving.
Variations: Add seasonal fruits or your choice of fruits to the custard. Use store bought custard powder (having flavors and color) for a variation.
Other Names: Fruits Custard, Simple Custard with Fresh Fruits.

Advertisements

9 Responses to “Fruits Custard”

  1. kanthi August 4, 2010 at 10:18 am #

    Lovely recipe ….fruit custard, chala bavundhi mee presentation..

  2. sheba August 4, 2010 at 11:34 am #

    Beautiful pic. This is such an elegant simple dessert

  3. Hari Chandana August 4, 2010 at 8:10 pm #

    Colorful and delicious.. chala bagundi.. cool cool !!

  4. Zainab August 6, 2010 at 9:32 am #

    Yummmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmmmmyy!

  5. samrajya lakshmi j August 7, 2010 at 5:16 am #

    nice recipe i try one day

  6. Raji August 11, 2010 at 2:25 am #

    @kanthi thank you so much.
    @sheba thanks. glad u liked it
    @Hari Chandana thank you
    @Zainab thanksssssssss
    @samrajya lakshmi j pls do. thx

  7. Anju August 16, 2010 at 1:13 am #

    I tried this receipe. Very nice & delicious

  8. Zayn shayda March 19, 2011 at 9:59 pm #

    so tasty yuuummmy my frnds too like this wen i served them thank u raji

  9. anjali May 8, 2011 at 7:05 am #

    very nice recipe…… delicious!!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: