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Maunika Gowardhan's Strawberry Falooda
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These delicious ice cream floats are sold by street vendors everywhere in India.
135g pack strawberry jelly
30g chia seeds
100g fine vermicelli rice noodles
220ml berry coulis
500ml tub vanilla ice cream
about 100-150ml whole milk
handful crushed pistachios
200g strawberries, roughly chopped
1. Make the jelly according to pack instructions, then chill and allow to set completely in a bowl.
2. Before you want to make the falooda, chill 6 tall glasses in the fridge. Soak the chia seeds in cold water for 20 minutes; drain and set aside. Soak the rice noodles in 1 litre of boiling water for 8-10 minutes; drain, cut in half widthways and set aside.
3. Put 4 tbsp coulis into each glass, then a heaped spoonful of chia seeds and 3 tbsp jelly. Top with a handful of rice noodles, a scoop of ice cream and a splash of milk; scatter with the pistachios and strawberries.
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This recipe was first published in October 2015.