Halwai October 31, 2018

Ingredients:

• 1 kg – strawberries, destalked and washed
• 250 g – Sugar
• 1 tsp – Corn flour
• 2 -3 drops – Strawberry essence
• 1 -2 drops – red food colour
• 2- 3 tbsp – brandy
• 1 litre – party pack vanilla ice-cream

Method:

  1. Sprinkle sugar over cleaned strawberries. Toss, and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Put on slow heat, allowing sugar to melt.
  3. Cook till strawberries have softened a bit and sugar melts.
  4. Add corn flour dissolved in 1 tbsp water.
  5. Stir and allow mixture to become transparent again.
  6. Take off fire, stir in essence and colour.
  7. Pour into a serving dish.
  8. Put ice-cream scoops in individual serving dishes.
  9. Warm brandy in a small pan, pour over strawberries.
  10. Light brandy with a match, allow to sizzle.
  11. Pour ladleful of sizzling flambe over ice-cream in each bowl.
  12. Make sure to spoon in strawberries and liquid.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering