It is the time of the year to show your love for your nation. Our National flag commonly known as ‘Tiranga’ has three colours – saffron, white and green. The saffron colour is a symbol of courage and sacrifice. The white colour represents peace and purity and the green colour is the symbol of life, vibrancy and prosperity.

Republic Day is knocking at the door. How about making a flag themed dessert. It will give your taste buds a patriotic spin. Tricolour fruit salad ice cream is one such sweet dish that can be made on national festivals. It gives you an opportunity to show your love to the nation. It is easy to prepare. Here is the recipe:

Serves: 2

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

Butterscotch ice cream: 2 scoops

Vanilla ice cream: 4 scoops

Saffron strands: 20-25

Milk: 1/3 cup

Pan leaf: 1

Gulkand: 1 tsp

Orange: 1

Banana: ½

Apple: ½

Blueberries: 1 tbsp

Green grapes: 2 tbsp

Green food colour: ¼ tsp

Method:

Boil milk on low flame adding saffron strands for two to three minutes. Turn off the flame. Keep aside to cool. Take two scoops of butterscotch ice Cream. Soften it at room temperature. Add the saffron hued thick milk into it and mix well. Transfer it to a bowl and freeze until it solidifies. Take two scoops of vanilla ice cream. Soften it at room temperature. Add green food colour, gulkand and finely chopped pan leaf into it and mix well. Transfer to a bowl and freeze until it solidifies again. Peel off apple, banana and orange. Remove the white plastic type covering on orange pieces. Chop oranges, apple and banana in small chunks. Slice grapes in two halves. Now it is the time to arrange the ice cream salad in layers. Take a tall and wide glass. Place green-coloured pan ice cream in the bottom. Top it with a layer of sliced grapes. Place two scoops of vanilla ice cream over the grapes’ layer. Cover the vanilla ice cream surface with fresh apple and banana chunks. Place few blueberries in the centre in circular shape to give a feel of Ashok Chakra. Place saffron hued butter scotch ice cream on the top. Add chopped oranges on its surface and serve immediately with a tall ice cream spoon.

Amazingly delicious! A real treat to your eyes too.

Make this Republic Day special and go for this Tricolour Fruit Salad Ice Cream. The colour of the nation will fill your recipe with amazing patriotic feel.