Saffron Vermicelli Popsicles

07.10.2014

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Saffron, Almonds, Condensed milk blissful combination, ultimate symbol of luxurious food. To add to the classic flavors, vermicelli brings back the vintage Indian flavor.This old fashioned recipe with a fun twist can’t be any simpler. Mixing the ingredients as you desire, fill in molds(I have used shot glasses), freeze and enjoy! Detailed Recipe follows..

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Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp vermicelli
  • 1 + 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 3/4 cup chopped Almonds
  • 1 tsp Saffron
  • 1+1/2 tbsp sugar
  • Handful of chopped Almonds
  • Cardamom ¬†for flavor

Directions:

  • Mix 2 tbsp corn starch in 1/2 cup room temperature milk and set aside.
  • Bring the remaining milk to boil and combine condensed milk on medium flame. Slowly incorporate corn flour-milk mixture.
  • Once the mixture thickens add saffron strands and chopped Almonds. Let it cool.
  • Layer shot glasses with cooked vermicelli* followed by the mixture. Freeze.

*Vermicelli – Cook vermicelli with sugar, saffron and water until al dente

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