Saturday, March 18, 2017

Jackfruit Icecream

My hubby bought a 15 kg jackfruit from kerala last week..every time I used to think want to prepare special with jackfruit.But most of the time I end up eating it whole....😃😃
I have seen a video of a company who makes many items with jackfruit,thats how I came across the jackfruit icecream.From that time I wanted to know the taste of this.This time I saved few pieces to make this.
And the iccream was toooo tasty,everybody loved it.This is a treat for jackfruit lovers like me....

Now to the recipe how I prepared:


10 to 15 pcs Jackfruit for paste
5 to 10 pcs Jackfruit for crushing
3sachet Dreamwhip powder
3/4c Cold milk
1/2c Fresh cream
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
1/2 tin Condensed milk
Pralines for garnishing


1.Deseed the jackfruit pcs.
2.Grind 15pcs into fine paste.
3.In a bowl beat the dreamwhip powder and cold milk and vanilla essence till creamy.
4.Now add the cream and beat well.
5.Add the con.milk and mix well.
6.Now add the jackfruit paste and mix very well.

7.Now crush the rest pcs in the blender and mix with the cream mixture.
8.Now pour this to a bowl and freeze it.
9.Freeze this for 2 hrs and take it out and beat once more with a fork and again freeze it.
10.Freeze for 5 to 6 hrs or overnight.

11.Now make the pralines by caramalizing 1/2c sugar and add 1/2c almond and cashews and mix well and speard on a grease surface.
12.Once cooled crush this.
13.Scoop the icecream and garnish with the pralines and serve .
14.Enjoy the flavour of jackfruit.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Pazham Pradhaman

The recipe for this month's MFB challenge.Challenge for this month is "Cooking From Scrap Book".
I have waited a long to prepare this payasam.I have written and kept this for a long time ago.
Now this is one of our fav payasam.When I saw the challenge got really confused what to try....

Now this is the recipe..


5 large Plaintains (Nenthrapazham)
6 to 7 pcs of Jaggery
2c Thin coconut milk
1c Thick coconut milk
1tsp Cardamom powder
3tsp Ghee
2tsp Broken Cashewnuts
2c Water


1.In a pan melt the jaggery with 1c water.
2.In another vessel cook the bananas along with 1 c water till its soft.
3.Once its soft mash it with a wooden spoon.
4.Now strain and pour the melted jaggery to the mashed bananas.
5.Boil it till it thickens.

6.Pour the thin coconut milk to this boil till thickens.
7.Add cardamom powder to this and mix well.
8.Now add 1tsp ghee and boil till thickened.
9.Add the thick coconut milk and mix well.
10.Now heat rest of the ghee in a pan and roast the cashewnuts and add to the payasam.

11.Serve hot.

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