Come summers and there was a time when the dessert that we used to eat was not very lavish looking or ‘instagram material’. It was sweet, creamy, not really fattening or guilt laden and economically priced. Yes, we are talking about a humble malai kulfi. Wasn’t it a real treat?
We tell you which actress crave for the summer treat that is popularly known as ‘traditional Indian ice-cream’.
Kulfi today has surely gone through a massive makeover from the time it came around during 16th century. Earlier, when we were not spoilt for choice, malai, pista, and kesar eliachi were the most commonly found flavors for kulfi.
In 2016, unconventional dishes and fusion food are the buzzwords. Kaju kalti, paan, guava, pomegranate, caramel are some of the kulfi flavors being served across top restaurants in the country. One of the fine dining places in Mumbai recently served as many as 800 exotic varieties of kulfi with choco sprinklers, figs, kiwi, gulkand, mukhwas and more. But our Bollywood beauties still crave for the simple and yum, malai kulfi.
Vaani Kapoor of Shuddh Desi Romance and upcoming Befikre has a sweet tooth. She loves traditional Indian mithai especially kulfi, gujiya and rasmalai.
Jacqueline Fernandez the super stunning actress is admired for her super-fit body. She tries several extreme forms of diets and avoids bingeing on her desired delicacies. But once in a while, she is allowed to enjoy her favorite desserts. Yes, while shooting for a film, her unit members were surprised to see her gorge on kulfis at a dhaba in Chandigarh.
Fitness enthusiast, entrepreneur and actor Shilpa Shetty follows a healthy diet regimen. And once in a while, when she has occasional cravings and wants to beat the heat, she indulges in a super delicious kulfi since it has lower fat content compared to an ice cream.
TV actress Debina Bonnerjee Choudhary has fond memories of having kulfi as a kid in Calcutta. She has tried a range of flavors like chocolate, mango and with colored sprinklers but the original malai kulfi is her favorite.
Madhubala – the iconic actress of Mughal-e-Azam is known for her mesmerizing beauty. But did you know that she loved eating out? She especially enjoyed street food and kulfi. She did not believe in following any kind of diet.
TV actress Helly Shah of Swaragini fame is a real foodie. She is not very conscious about her food choices and loves street food, gujju food and Indian sweets. Her must haves for summer includes kulfi and mangoes.
The gorgeous TV actress Sanjeeda Sheikh describes herself as a complete foodie who loves experimenting with food. When it comes to desserts, she likes flavors like malai kulfi and chocolate ice-cream.