Milk is boiled and thickened with corn flour and sweetened with honey. This is then chilled in refrigerator. Choice of fruits is chopped up and mixed with custard along with chopped nuts and dried fruits. Serve fruits custard immediately or chill until required.
Makes: around 3 Fruit Custard.
Milk 2 Cups
Corn Flour 1 1/2 – 2 tbsps
Mango 1 Small
Banana 1 Small
Honey to taste
Mint leaf for garnish
Microwave almonds in half a cup of water for a minute.
Squeeze the almonds to remove the skin.
Finely chop the dates.
Wash and chop the apple into small pieces.
Peel and chop the mango into big chunks discarding the pit.
Peel and chop the banana into small chunks.
Mix all the chopped ingredients together.
Dissolve the corn flour in quarter cup of the room temperature milk and keep aside.
Heat remaining milk in a sauce pot and bring it to boil.
Keeping stirring while pouring the corn flour dissolved milk.
Let the milk boil for couple of minutes for milk to thicken.
Once milk is little thick, stir in desired honey and remove from heat.
Cool to room temperature and refrigerate the custard for few hours.
In a serving bowl, add the chopped fruits and dried fruits and nuts.
Layer the fruits with few tablespoons of the chilled custard.
Garnish with more fruits and nuts and more honey and a mint leaf.
Serve fruit custard immediately.
Notes: Make sure to use fruits that hold together when added to the custard.
Suggestions: Adjust the amount of corn flour for consistency of the custard. Slice the almonds if desired. Store the custard in refrigerator for good couple of days. Make sure to mix the banana just before serving.
Variations: Add seasonal fruits or your choice of fruits to the custard. Use store bought custard powder (having flavors and color) for a variation.