Gulab Jamun Parfait

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The dessert course in Indian meals is never complete without a sweet like Gulab Jamun or ice cream. These days they are often enjoyed together - a scoop of plain vanilla ice-cream with a Gulab Jamun on it. Gulab Jamun Parfait is the result of my efforts to fuse three top flavors of ice-cream i.e., vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate plus my favorite Gulab Jamun together. In this Instructable, I describe the procedure to prepare the same.

Try it and enjoy!

Step 1: Ingredients

  1. Gulab Jamun - in order to make things easier, I suggest that you buy ready-to-eat Gulab Jamun. They can also be prepared at home. If you wish to do that, please follow an instructable like this one.
  2. Fresh cream
  3. Condensed Milk
  4. Strawberries
  5. Cocoa Powder
  6. Vanilla Extract/Powder
  7. Coffee Powder
  8. Caramel syrup - optional
  9. Choco chips - optional

Step 2: Vanilla Ice Cream Preparation

  1. Pour some fresh cream into a clean bowl
  2. Whip it for about 4-5 minutes
  3. Add vanilla extract, condensed milk, and whip until you see the mixture become thick
  4. Shift the cream to an airtight container and freeze it for 4-5 hours

Step 3: Preparing the Strawberry Ice Cream

  1. Chop few strawberries, add a little sugar and grind them in a food processor without adding water
  2. Pour some fresh cream into a clean bowl
  3. Whip it for about 4-5 minutes
  4. Add condensed milk, and whip until you see the mixture become thick
  5. Now add the strawberry paste to this thick cream and mix it well using a balloon whisk
  6. Shift the mixed cream to an airtight container and freeze it for 4-5 hours

Step 4: Chocolate Ice Cream

  1. Pour some fresh cream into a clean bowl
  2. Whip it for about 4-5 minutes
  3. Add condensed milk, and whip until you see the mixture become thick
  4. Now add the cocoa powder and 1/2 tsp. of coffee powder (to improve the cream texture) and mix it well using a balloon whisk
  5. Shift the mixed cream to an airtight container and freeze it for 4-5 hours

Step 5: Making the Parfait

  1. Base preparation - Take an ice cream tray and cover its base and sides using a cling film
  2. Layers - lay different flavors of ice cream one above another to get a layered cross-section
    • Bottom layer - 1-inch vanilla ice cream
    • Place Gulab Jamun over the vanilla ice cream
    • Middle layer - 1-inch strawberry ice cream covering the Gulab Jamun well
    • Top layer - 1-inch everyone's favorite chocolate ice cream
  3. Cover it with cling film and freeze for about 2-3 hours

Step 6: Ready to Eat!!

  1. Shift the frozen parfait to a plate
  2. Slice it as per your wish
  3. Mouthwatering gulab jamun parfait is now ready to eat...

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    jessyratfink

    25 days ago

    That came out looking fantastic! I love gulab jamun :D