Recipes from Fairwater residents | 08 January 2019

Sweet delight (fruit custard) by Ojasvi Sharma

Sweet delight

This recipe resembles my personality. I am soft, sweet and vibrant person just like this dessert. It is also a traditional dessert in our culture that is often made during Diwali, Holi and birthday celebrations.




 2 cups milk (can use almond milk, or any low or full fat milk), plus 3 - 4 tablespoons extra

 2 - 2 1/2 tablespoons custard powder (any choice of flavour)
 Fruits of your choice (1 x apple, 1/2 mango large, 1 banana medium, 1/2 pomegranate)  2-3 tablespoons sugar




1. Wash the fruits thoroughly and chill them in fridge.

2. Heat milk in a wide pot or sauce pan.

3. Add sugar and stir until it dissolves.

4. In a small cup, add custard powder with 3 to 4 tablespoons of extra milk. Stir well to make sure it is free from any lumps.

5. When the milk turns hot, pour two tablespoons of the custard mix to the hot milk and stir. Repeat and stir well. Pour the rest of the mix and stir well to prevent lumps.

6. Keep stirring and cook on a low-medium heat until the custard turns think.

7. Switch off the stove and whisk custard well until smooth. Cover immediately.

8. Cool completely and chill in fridge

9. Whisk the custard well before serving. This ensures even and smooth custard.

10. Peel and chop the fruits to bite size. Add them to serving bowl or individual serving cups.

11. Pour the custard over the fruits and gently mix.

12. Serve fruit custard immediately.


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