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April 16, 2013

Falooda Ice Cream Recipe | Royal Falooda

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Falooda or faluda , is a very popular dessert in mumbai .Though i am in Bangalore for the past 6 years,i have not tasted it.I heard sivaraj lassi bar is very famous for falooda in Bangalore.I have to taste once there.Last month I tasted this falooda in Saravana’s icecream parlour,salem. I never thought i would make this at home. Thanks to Vanitha magazine and to my neighbour. She read the book and told the recipe to me .I have tried this thrice so far. Its a very easy & very tasty dessert recipe..As u all know , falooda is a mixture of falooda sev , basil seeds( Sabza/Takmania),Jelly crystals,sugar syrup and ice cream.I bought falooda sev / vermicelli and falooda seeds from Nilgiris , brigade road-Bangalore.Sabza / Takmania seeds is a best coolant for summer..This is a perfect dessert/drink to beat the summer heat ..The best thing about this recipe is we can pre prepare all the ingredients and refrigerate it. Just mix everything and serve chilled whenever required & it tastes AWEWSUM !! .. One sad thing is when i finished clicking , ice cream got melted and spreaded all over the glass Sad smile.. Still then it was very tasty Smile with tongue out ..
falooda - glass

1 cup-200ml
For 2 persons
  • Falooda sev / Vermicelli – 1/4 cup
  • Boiled Milk – 1 cup ( adjust)
  • Rose essence – Few drops
  • Basil seeds / sabza / takmania seeds – 3 tbsp
  • Sugar syrup -  4 tbsp
  • Food color – Few drops ( yellow , green or any color)
  • Strawberry jelly – 4 tbsp
  • Mixed fruits – 1/4 cup ( apple , banana , pineapple etc)
  • Vanilla Ice cream  - 4 scoops
  • Chopped nuts – 1 tbsp (optional)
Falooda glass – 2 nos

falooda ingredients

  • Here is a picture of falooda sev and seeds.
Falooda sev & sabza seeds
  • Prepare slightly thick sugar syrup ( gulab jamun syrup consistency) , add yellow food color and set aside. Make the strawberry jelly as per the directions given in the packet and keep it ready.
  • Soak the falooda seeds in hot water till it bulges.Drain the excess water and keep aside..
Falooda seeds
  • Boil the falooda sev in milk till it cooks . Make sure it should not be mushy. After all the milk is drained , switch off the flame and add few drops of rose essence, mix well and set aside.
Falooda sev
  • Cut all the fruits into small pieces.. For serving , take a falooda glass , add 2 tbsp of sugar syrup in the bottom. Then add 2 tbsp of soaked basil seeds on top of sugar syrup..Add 2 tbsp of chopped fruits & nuts, falooda sev , strawberry jelly on top of one another.. Finally add 2 scoops of ice cream and decorate with a cherry .
Falooda arrangement
Serve immediately !

falooda glass hand

  • To make a falooda drink , add milk instead of ice cream ..
  • U can also add chopped nuts for more richness..
  • Falooda sev can be replaced by payasam vermicelli/semiya  ..
  • Basil seeds is a must for this recipe which makes this dessert healthy too..

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  1. i can have the entire glass.looks so tempting chitra.nice clicks.

  2. I want that whole glass rite now, love falooda anytime, seriously super tempting.

  3. Wow looks delicious, pass on that glass to me :)

  4. Looks so inviting!! Lovely clicks,Chitra! :)

  5. That is looking a real royal treat...

  6. so irresistible one akka... i having ready made falooda mix... but yet to make... urs so awesome n excellent clicks...

  7. real treat ! i absolutely loved it ! Except the vermicille part !

  8. I am big fan this in Saravana's Salem. My sister was there few years back. Was thinking to make this for a long time. Looks very tempting and craving for some now

  9. this is yummy and my fav

    new to ur space here following you now
    it looks like i missed ur place somehow

    do visit my place when u get time

  10. Mouthawatering Chitra.Why don't you send acroos to me.

  11. very tempting falooda...great pictures...

  12. Very Delicious !! The name royal defines it by pic!!

  13. Awesome work, wish I could grab a glass. :) Lovely clicks...


  14. I love that glass, so tempting. Need to try it. delicious Chitra.

  15. I can't take my eyes of the beautiful clicks dear,too tempting!!

  16. Sadly I have not tasted this yet! but looks like a treat, so so tempting :)

  17. Looks very professional, just awesome, beautiful clicks too.

  18. Who does not like falooda? want to try this out immediately. Any clue where to look for the seeds?

  19. Wow.. So colorful & delicious looking glass of falooda !! Loved it.. Reminds me of Greams Road Falooda :D

  20. Ages I had this ...looks so colorful and tempting ...great one Chitra

  21. The glass looks so colorful and tempting!! Nice presentation..

  22. I just love the clicks..very tempting..

  23. looks so awesome,nice tempting clicks.

  24. Very inviting falooda Chitra... Thanks for sharing :-)

  25. Beautiful clicks :) Love falooda and u have made it so well :)

  26. gorgeous! and a great explanation as always. well done.


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