Persian Saffron Recipe

Persian Saffron Recipe
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Persian Saffron is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Persian Saffron by following this easy recipe.
Persian Saffron Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Whipping Cream
  • 4 tbsp Sahlab Mixture
  • 3 cups Whole Milk
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp Saffron Threads
  • 2 tbsp Rose Water
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Pista
  • ½ inch Mastic (grounded)
How to make Persian Saffron:
  • Dissolve the saffron in rose water.
  • Line the parchment paper in a pan and pour into whipping cream. Refrigerate it.
  • Take sahlab with 1 cup milk in a bowl and mix it until it is smooth.
  • Put remaining milk with cream, sugar in a pan and get it to boil.
  • Mix in sahlab mixture with salt, saffron, mastic and get it to boil again. Then simmer it stirring continuously for 10-15 min on low flame until it thickens. Next take it off heat and let it cool.
  • Transfer the mixture to ice cream machine and process it according to the instructions.
  • Split the frozen cream into pieces and put it in the ice cream. Add on pista. Operate the machine for another 20 sec.
  • Pour the processed ice cream in a plastic jar and refrigerate it covered for 1 hr.
  • Serve it chilled.

Reviews and Ratings:
PJD posted 02/04/2012
I was wondering what sahlab mixture, pista, and mastic?
I googled it, but still confused.