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

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