Well i have not be able to post from quite some days now...I am soo busy that i even miss my regular blog hopping...but i will try to be on track now...So how r you all?...Summer is still in its peak so i am back with a ice-cream to beat the summer heat....but this time i have made this ice-cream combining some different flavours...Tender coconut ice-cream is very famous..so i made ice-cream using tender coconut and also added little kokum extract(A very famous syrup in western india made from a fruit used for making drinks and also some other dishes specially along the konkan sea coast ) to it to enhance its taste and flavour.Kokum is also a natural body cooling agent like khus,cumin etc, for more details you can refer here.This ice -cream was a very tasty and unique one...tender coconut gave it a sweet and juicy taste and kokum syrup gave little sour taste and a nice flavour along with a little pink tint too.
1 litre whole milk
1 n 1/4 cup sugar
1 cup tender coconut flesh cut n small pieces
2 table spoon dessicated coconut
2 table spoon kokum extract(or kokum syrup)
1/2 cup fresh cream
2 tea spoon corn flour
Boil the milk and then reduce the flame and cook it till it gets reduced to half.Cook on low flame with stirring countinously till it reduces to 500ml. Then add sugar and stir it.After 2 mins add dessicated coconut and mix it well in it.
Mix 2 tea spoon cornflour in 3 table spoon milk and add to the above mixture.Stir and cook till it gets thicker.Cool this mixture for one hour.Add kokum extract and fresh cream and blend it in a hand blender for 2 mins.Finally add tender coconut flesh pieces and mix it well.
Put it in a mould and freeze for 6-7 hours.Remove scoops and serve it.You can even drizzle some kokum syrup and serve it.
Preparation Time: 8 hours