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Kulfi/Ice Cream at Sukhadia, Devon

zim | Jun 6, 2003 10:18 AM

In the past Sukhadia was usually the place I went to when I wanted to pick up a homemade kulfi to eat while strolling devon (As opposed to having some after a full meal). They usually had a couple choices on hand.

Yesterday, it was finally warm and I was down on devon doing some grocery shopping (the crates of champagne mangos are appearing at North Water market, also very young ginger, they also had some tinda, which is a very small round squash you don't see much which is usally stuffed with spices and shallow fried and whose english name I don't know) and I felt like getting a kulfi at sukhadia. Unfortunately the kulfi (malai-cream,pistachio, and mango) now looks like its shipped in pre-made, I've got a couple in the freezer but haven't tried them out yet. But they also offer homemade ice cream. Most of the flavors are nothing special just good versions of something that might be in a neapolitan brick, not gourmet ultrafresh strawberry sorbet, but to satisfy kids. However, there's always a couple ringer flavors that are interesting and pretty good. Last night it was walnut ("akrote" in hindi). I'm not sure its a destination ice cream place, but if you're on devon and feel like something cold you could do a lot worse.

I also picked up some of their nice methi paranthas (in little plastic bags in the display cases) and the salty snack I've been constantly eating these days - black pepper roasted cashews, with a litle bit of hing on there as well for extra funkiness (I actually think rajbhog's version is a little bit better)

Does anybody have a place they like to pick up kulfi from nowadays? I sorta have hopes for the juice place on the north side of the street near the corner of western. I don't know why but they look like they might have good kulfi

Sukhadia’s Sweets
2559 W Devon Avenue (SE corner of Devon & Rockwell)
(773) 338-5400

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