Rooh Afza is a rose syrup or concentrate, commonly mixed with chilled water, topped with ice and a dash of lemon juice to make a refreshing drink. It’s also used to make various desserts in South Asian and Middle Eastern cultures and is believed to have medicinal and cooling properties. In Arabic, the word ‘Rooh’ means Soul and ‘Afza’ means to refresh.
Fruit custard is an all time favourite for any social gathering. And this recipe adds a twist to the classic dessert. A sweet, creamy and refreshing sweet treat made using milk, Rooh Afza and fresh fruits. Perfect dessert to beat the summer heat. The syrup gives the dessert its lovely pink hue and a hint of rose flavour. So give this custard recipe a try, its a full proof dessert that everyone will enjoy!
Rooh Afza Fruit Custard
- 530 ml Milk
- 3 tbsp Sugar
- 2 1/2 tbsp Cornstarch
- 5 tbsp Rooh Afza
- 1 cup Grapes
- 1 Banana
- 1 Apple
- 1 Mango
- Step 1 Pour milk into a sauce pan. Turn on the heat to low, add in sugar and stir till it dissolves.
- Step 2 The, add in the corn starch and continue stirring till the custard thickens. This should take about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and pour in Rooh Afza. Mix well and let the custard cool down.
- Step 3 Transfer to a bowl and cling wrap the bowl to prevent a skin from forming on top. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
- Step 4 Chop up the fruits into small pieces and place them in a large bowl. Add in the custard and gently mix everything together. Transfer into serving bowls and serve right away or chill it for some time before serving.