Fruit Custard Recipe is a delicious and easy to make dessert recipe. Fruit custard is a combination of custard powder and mixed fruits.
Our relations are often defined by the names that we give them and every name comes with some guidelines, restrictions, expectations, and limitations.
Relations often stay within these defined boundaries and when any of these relations try to cross them, there is discomfort all around.
Why do we really have these boundaries?
I often look at my little daughter and the way she is pampered at home. She is the daughter of the house and we are her parents. We are an integral part of her life and all of her decisions.
In a few years from now, she will get married and move into a completely unknown family (at least until then). And then she gets a suffix to her name, in-law. And the transition from a daughter to a daughter-in-law often brings with it completely different expectations, guidelines and restrictions.
At this point, I ask myself a question.
How does the role of this daughter change in this process?
If you look at it logically, nothing really changes in terms of her roles. She is still a daughter and she still takes care of her parents, albeit this time it’s a new set of parents with a new suffic, in-law added to their names.
But just that addition of a suffix, changes a lot of things for the girl. After all this new name comes with restrictions and limitations just as in all the other relations.
The parents who the girl lived with for more than 20 years, suddenly becomes an alien entity and restrictions apply on how, when and why to meet them.
Similar is the case with all her other relations as well.
All of this is a common story with pretty much every girl unless she gets married into a family which understands these relations better and who for once, decides on shoving these restrictions and limitations away and decides on treating her just like a daughter.
But how many such cases do we see.
It’s a common story and we keep reading about it pretty much everyday. And whenever I read them, I look at my daughter and wish that she gets a family that understands her and accepts her as a daughter and not a daughter-in-law.
How will we be able to change this?
For this to change, there is a complete change in mindset required. A change in mindset of the son and his parents
When we start to see our daughter-in-laws like our daughters and consider marriages as a union of two families to become a larger family, we will treat everybody in that family just like how we want to be treated.
And when that mindset changes, we will see that relationships will be less demanding, more understanding and caring and a lot more harmonious.
And this change will have to being with the sons of the house.
On the expectation that this rambling of mine will change the mindset of at least one son, let us get onto this week’s recipe.
Fruit Custard Recipe – How to Make Fruit Custard
Fruit Custard is something I love a lot. The best part of this recipe is that it is so easy to make. So whenever we have an unpredicted guest at home I prefer making fruit custard for dessert.
In this recipe, one can add fruits of their choices. Fruit custard can also be prepared on any occasion. Kids love this recipe.
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Fruit Custard Recipe
- 2 cups Full Cream Milk
- 2 tbsp Custard Powder
- 3 tbsp Cold Milk
- 1/4 cup Sugar
- 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
- 1/4 cup Banana chopped
- 1/4 cup Pomegranate seeds
- 1/4 cup Apple chopped
Heat milk in a thick bottomed pan.
Boil milk stirring occasionally.
While the milk is boiling, take about 2 tbsp of custard powder in a bowl.
Add 3-4 tbsp of milk and mix well.
Stir continuously, making sure there are no lumps formed in it.
Once the milk has boiled, turn off the flame and pour the prepared custard mixture into it.
Add sugar to it. (you can adjust the amount of sugar as per your taste).
Mix continuously, keeping the flame on low.
Boil until the milk changes colour to dark yellow and thickens slightly.
You can cook longer to adjust the consistency.
Once done transfer to a small bowl and let it cool down.
Once it gets cold add the prepared chopped fruits of your choice.
Add cardamom powder and mix gently.
Serve fruit custard chilled.
You can use any flavor of custard powder to prepare a mixed fruit custard recipe.
Ensure to turn off the flame before adding custard to milk, else they will form lumps.
Try to add fruits of your choice just before serving chilled custard milk.
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