The Pomegranate Dessert: Anar ka Gola

Burlap sack with Open pomegranate on wooden background

Pomegranate dessert: Pomegranates shiny pink seeds are sweet, astringent and acidic. The juice is used in several mocktail recipes!

Here is a recipe of a slush made with fresh pomegranate juice. Chaat masala and black salt add a little tang to the recipe.


Preparation Time: 10 mins.
Cooking Time: Nil.
Serves 4.

Ingredients for pomegranate dessert


6 cups fresh pomegranate (anar), seperated
8 tbsp sugar
3/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)



  1. Keep ½ cup of pomegranate seeds aside.
  2. Put the remaining pomegranate seeds into a blender and liquidise.
  3. Strain the juice and discard the seeds.
  4. To the juice, add the sugar, cumin seed powder and black salt and mix well till it dissolves.
  5. Freeze in a freezer proof container till it has set (approximately 4 to 6 hours).
  6. Transfer to a blender and liquidise till it is slushy.
  7. Serve scoops of the mixture in 4 glasses
  8. Garnish with the remaining pomegranate seeds and serve immediately.


By & Tarla Dalal


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