Fruit Salad with Custard Sauce

This has been my family's favourite from the time I was a little kid. Any festive occassion, this is dish along with biriyani that marks the occassion. It might be nostalgia itself that makes this dish so enchanting..or it might be the subtlety with which the fruits mingles themselves with the custard. It is for you to decide.


For Fruit Salad
Mix fruits, cut into bite-sized chunks (use a mix of any fruits of your choice, excluding citrus fruits like orange or kiwi). My favourites are apple, banana, pears, grapes, mango, pineapple and pomegranate.
Cloves - 3No.s
Cinnamon - 1"pc
Cardomom - 3No.s
Crush these together.
Boil 1 cup of water with 2Tbsp sugar and crushed spices in a pan until the sugar melts. Add the cut fruits and let boil until the juice reduce to little amount. Add 1Tbsp lime juice and 2 drops of vanilla essence. Remove from fire and refrigerate after cooling.
Prepare the custard as per the package. Refrigerate.
At serving time, take 2Tbsp fruits in a serving bowl, pour custard over it, garnish with raisins and cashew nuts pieces.


17 comments:

Sarah Naveen said...

My Family's fav too!!! looks so creamy and yummy!!

Gulmohar said...

This is how I make it too and one of my favs..:-)
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sowmya's creative saga said...

yummy..

Ms.Chitchat said...

Even I love this. Simple yet too delicious and creamy.

Tina said...

My fav...Looks so creamy and mouthwatering..

Hari Chandana said...

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Malar Gandhi said...

Looks very refreshing to me:) Perfect guilt free dessert:)

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Hi...this is so yummy and beautiful click too...

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Vegetarian Yogini said...

looks so luscious! yum yum! Great shot as well!

Queen B. said...

OOOOOOOOOOOOO I KNOW I WOULD LOVE HTIS !

Meal Replacement Diets said...

Love custard sauce all on its own even. Fruit is good too.

Rachel said...

Oh yes, brings back memories for me too!

Edible Art said...

Mmmmmmmm 2 of my favorites
fruit AND custard!

yum yum !
i just might save this recipe to try out later

Medifast Coupon Code 2011 said...

I think my family's most favorite dessert is a nice fruit salad with custard, we eat a lot of it. Always make extra for a quick throw together dessert.

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