The Royal Falooda Recipe Will Make Any Dessert Lover's Heart Beat Faster
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Royal falooda is a colourful dessert that should be displayed in a food museum if there ever was one that showcased the incredible food and drink culture in India. You can have it while you make a pit-stop in the narrow alleys of food markets in India, but it is also available in high-end Indian restaurants. We bet you will not experience anything but extraordinary bliss after trying royal falooda 

Falooda, the Persian drink, has come a long way since it was introduced to India by Iranis. Nowadays, falooda can be found in every part of India. But as you could have guessed by its name, historically the royal falooda was only intended for royalty. The Mughals.  

For those who already know what this royal affair is all about and are craving this all-rounder dessert, we can help you to make it at home. For others who have not tried it, we have a feeling you surely want to know why this dessert is like no other treat. Do check out the recipe to see what goes into the royal falooda 

The royal falooda is a stylish dessert that definitely deserves a spot on your Instagram feed. Here’s how you can make it — 


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of rooh afza syrup 

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of khus syrup 

  • 1/2 bowl of vermicelli  

  • 1 tablespoon of basil seeds 

  • 1/2 cup of milk 

  • 1 scoop of pistachio ice cream 

  • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream 

  • 1 scoop of mango ice cream 

  • Ice cubes 

  • Dry fruits (optional)


    1. In a tall glass, pour ice cubes, khus syrup followed by rooh afza syrup.  

  • Fill half of the glass with milk, vermicelli and basil seeds. Stir properly.  

  • Now layer pistachio, vanilla and mango ice cream, on top of each other. 

  • You may garnish with dry fruits. 

  • Serve.  

  • We promise that you will feel like having another round of this dessert, once you have finished the first serving!