I was planning to make this wonderful dessert during diwali but somehow i postponed it and tried it last week
.Surely a recipe during any festive season like diwali,christmas,new year party or birthdays or for a sweet surprise to your near and dear one
It is easy to make and is the perfect ending to a heavy meal."
Best part is you can make this recipe as per your taste and like .You can make preparation in advance and refrigerate (dont freeze)jelly,custard and whipped cream but cut the fruits only when you plan to make the pudding
Mixed fruits of your choice - banana,apple,grapes,pomegranate,strawberry ,grapes,chickoo - 1.5 cup
Jelly - raspberry /strawberry flavour (use half packet)
Milk - 2 cups
Custard powder - 2 tbsp
Sugar - 4
Transparent Small sized glass bowls
Whipped Cream – 1/2 cup (optional)
Boil milk, mix custard powder with 2-3 tbsp of warm milk and make a paste.
Simmer and add the custard paste to the boiling milk slowly stirring continuously. After it becomes a little thick, remove from flame.
Cool it and keep it in the refrigerator.
Make the jelly as per instructions on the pack. After it cools, set it in a tray and refrigerate it.
Cut mixed fruits into even sized pieces and ,add 1 tsp lemon juice to prevent to prevent discoloration,mix with a spoonful of and keep it refrigerated
1.In a mixing bowl add the chopped fruits .now pour custard on top of it mix well. the quantity of custard depends on your choice.
2.Next add some sliced jelly and mix well
3.Next pour it in a serving bowl and add sliced jelly on top of it
4. you can even top fruit custard with whipped cream and then throw some jelly on top of it.
5.Cover each bowl with a wrap and Keep it in the refrigerator for minimum 1 hour and enjoy delicious fruit salad with custard.
use seasonal fruits avialable
always set pudding for few hours in fridge before serving
Can use strawberry or raspberry flavoured jelly
can garnish fruit salad with even tutti fruity
On top of this custard you can add a scoop of vanilla or your choice of ice-cream and make a more grand dessert.