Food: 9 ice-cream flavours with a desi twist

In the second and concluding part of a series, here are desi frozen flavours to try

Old-time favourites

What?  Taj Ice Cream

Sitaphal ice cream from Taj Ice Cream

For hand-churned ice creams made using fresh, seasonal fruits, head to the Bhendi Bazaar landmark that has been in the business for more than a century.
At: Khara Tank Road, Bohri Mohalla, Bhendi Bazaar.
Call: 23461257

What?  The Golaritas

Sure to take you on a trip down memory lane, these ice golas are spiked to give you a boozy kick. Ditch usual flavours for a Tequila and Strawberry or a Jack and Coke.
At:  True Tramm Trunk, next to Options Showroom, first floor, Vaikunthlal Mehta Road, Juhu.
Call: 60229100
Cost: Rs 350

What?  K Rustom & Co.

Sandwich ice cream from K Rustom & Co.

From Ginger Lemon to Papaya, stuff a wide variety of flavours between crispy wafer strips and sample the famous desi style sandwich ice cream.
At:  Stadium House, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate.
Call: 22821768

What? Masala Chai Popsicles

Served with jaggery caramel, candied ginger and a biscuit crumble, this kulfi is a perfect mix of crunch, complex flavours and nostalgia. Go ahead, binge!
At:  The Bombay Canteen, opposite Power House, Kamala Mills, Lower Parel.
Call: 49666666
Cost: Rs 180

What?  Bubbling Kulfi

The humble kulfi gets a molecular twist. It is served in a crystallised form in an open mouth jar with a dry ice bottom. It changes texture when served on a plate. Enhance the flavours, with toppings such as blueberry, chocolate and caramel.
At:  SpiceKlub, Janta Industrial Estate, Lower Parel.
Call: ALL 24925544
Cost: Rs 495

What?  Rabdi and baileys Lollipops

This Instagram worthy dessert is bound to make heads turn. Enjoy the classic Indian Rabdi with Baileys lollipops coated with dark chocolate.
At:  Masala Bar, Level 1, Gagangiri  Apartments, Carter Road, Bandra (W).
Call: 8451900257
Cost: Rs 395 plus taxes

What? Chai ice cream

What’s more desi than chai? Try a dessert version of the Indian tea ceremony where  chai ice cream is topped with cutting chai foam and served with a masala dal chini cookie.
At:  Masala Library, ground floor, First International Financial Centre, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex.
Call: 66424142
Cost: Rs 475

What?  Motichoor ice cream

Don’t reserve laddoos just for weddings and Diwali. Gobble  scoops of the Motichoor ice cream to cool off in the heat.
At: Koldplay Cremerie outlets in the city.
Cost: Rs 70 for a scoop and Rs 350 for a tub

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