Aug 26, 2008

Rose Water and Cardamom Custard

Rose and cardamom what a match made in heaven. These custards are light, fragrant and delicious. You can have a fancy dessert on your table in no time with this easy recipe.

4 cups whole milk
2 teaspoons ground cardamom
3/4 cup sugar
6 tablespoons custard powder (not instant)
2 tablespoon rose water
1/2 cup whipping cream
ground pistachios

1. Mix custard powder with 1/2 cup of milk until smooth, add 3.5 cups of milk, cardamom and sugar into a 4-quart saucepan.

2. Bring mixture to a full boil, stirring frequently.

3. Remove milk from heat. Add in the custard powder slowly stirring all the time.Place milk back onto low heat stir constantly until smooth and custard has thickened for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add rose water, mixing well.

4. Allow custard to cool then add whipped cream and pistachios, serve chilled.

Yields: 6 servings

7 fabulous comments:

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow sounds yummy. r u in for the online ramadan event. Please let me know dear.

meeso said...

That sounds delicious, and I bet it smells great!

Tom Aarons said...

This looks so simple, elegant and delicious. Yum.

Jenny said...

Wow, now this sounds great. Very elegant. I want some!

Katherine Aucoin said...

I can only imagine what a wonderful smell wafts through the house while this is being prepared. Sounds so delicious!

Lirun said...

yaani sa7lab or malabi? so many different ways that people make these deserts..

when we go to the sinai - we have a special sahlab that the bedouins have evolved to adjust to the israeli pallet and they add nutella into it as well.. amazzzzzzing!

Noor said...

Thanks everyone yes the smell yum I love both rose water and cardamom.

We call it malabi :) And I love nutella on anything so you will have to show me your way. I love trying bedoin recipes