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
What? 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.
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.
Cost: Rs 350
What? 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.
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.
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).
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.
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