Beat the heat with these refreshing Indian summer dessert recipes

As the temperature rises, there’s nothing like a refreshing and indulgent dessert to help beat the heat. And when it comes to summer desserts, Indian cuisine offers a wide range of exotic and tasty options that are sure to delight your taste buds. From the sweet and tangy flavor of mangoes to the creamy richness of kulfi, these Indian summer desserts are the perfect way to cool off and satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether you’re looking for something light and fruity or decadent and creamy, there’s a dessert for you. So, get ready to discover some of the most delicious and irresistible Indian Summer Dessert Recipes that will keep you coming back for more! (Also read: Regional Indian Desserts – Explore India’s rich cultural diversity through its delicious desserts )

  1. fruit pudding

(Recipe by Chef Pankaj Bhadouria)

Fruit pudding (Pinterest)


500ml milk

4 tablespoons of sugar

3 tablespoons custard powder

1 packet of gelatin

Vanilla biscuit



1. Dissolve the pastry cream in ¼ cup of milk.

2. Boil the remaining milk with the sugar. Add the custard powder mixture, stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming.

3. Cook until cream thickens and remove from heat and cool.

4. Prepare the gelatin according to the instructions on the package and line the bases of individual glasses with sponge cake.

5. Pour the hot gelatin mixture over it until it is about half full and let it set completely.

6. Cover with a layer of custard and chill.

7. Top with lots of cut fruit to serve.

2. Afghan ice cream

(Recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

afghan ice cream (pinterest)
afghan ice cream (pinterest)


4 Afghan biscuits

1 ripe green-skinned banana

½ cup vanilla ice cream

4 tablespoons of chocolate ganache

2 tablespoons of chopped walnuts


1. Take four short glasses and break a cookie in each glass.

2. Slice the banana into thin slices and place two or three slices in the glass.

3. Take a small spoon and put a scoop of ice cream in each glass.

4. Microwave the chocolate ganache for one minute and drizzle a tablespoon into each glass and garnish with walnuts. Serve immediately.

3. Mother Kulfi

(Recipe by Chef Pankaj Bhadouria)

Matka Kulfi (pinterest)
Matka Kulfi (pinterest)


500ml milk + ¼ cup

1 cup of sugar

3 tablespoons of khoya

1 tablespoon cornmeal

1 teaspoon of green cardamom powder

1 tablespoon of pistachios

1 tablespoon cashews

1 tablespoon of almonds


1. Pour the milk into a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring continuously, for 20 minutes.

2. Cook until milk is reduced by half.

3. Dissolve the cornmeal in ¼ cup of milk. Add the khoya, corn porridge and sugar to the milk and cook for another 4-5 minutes until the milk thickens. Get out of the fire.

4. Blanch the nuts in hot water. Drain and peel the almonds and pistachios.

5. Chop the nuts and raisins. Add nuts to warm milk. Pour the mixture into matka molds.

6. Cover with cling film and place in a freezer to set. Freeze for 8 hours.

7. Remove from the freezer, let rest for a few minutes and serve.


(Recipe by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

Aamras (pinterest)
Aamras (pinterest)


4 medium mangoes

2 tablespoons powdered sugar

½ teaspoon of green cardamom powder

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

puris to serve


1. Roll the mangoes on the counter and press to loosen the pulp inside.

2. Remove the eye from each mango, squeeze the flesh into a container, and discard the skin and pit.

3. Add powdered sugar, powdered cardamom and powdered nutmeg to the mango pulp and beat until smooth.

4. Serve with hot puris.

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James D. Brown
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