If you are wondering what falooda is, then you are not the only one, so don’t worry! We will explain it a little. Falooda is basically nothing but silky vermicelli noodles, which are precooked and topped with chilled whole cream milk, ice cream scoops, and basil seeds.

It is an iconic frozen dessert you’ll find at every restaurant and nook in India. However, did you know that making falooda at home is very easy? You can customize it to your taste by adding your favorite ingredients.  

Who Invented Falooda?

Talking about its origin, falooda or faluda goes back to Iran, Persia, where a similar dessert, “Faloodeh,” was popular. This scrumptious dessert entered Medieval India with the many Central Asian dynasties that invaded and settled in the Indian subcontinent in the 16th to 18th centuries.

Now, let’s see how you can make this delicious dessert at home!

Falooda Recipe
Falooda Recipe

How to Make Falooda at Home Easily? 

Faluda is a mouth-watering dessert that is generally served with chilled sabja seeds, vanilla ice cream, and Roohafza. These are the ingredients that will give your dessert a distinctively unique taste. Plus, it is so easy to make at home that you will be surprised why you didn’t try it earlier!

Now, here’s something surprising for you. Do you know that you can make this toothsome dessert in just under 15 minutes from scratch? Plus, all the ingredients added in this beverage-cum-drink have cooling properties and will keep your gut health on top. 

You need not have to go on a shopping spree as all the ingredients are easy to find. You can precook the ingredients and assemble them whenever required. Quite fascinating, right? So, let’s see how we can easily make this delicious faluda ice cream at home! 

Quick Stats 

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Cooking time: 2 minutes 

Servings: 2 serves 


  • 1 tbsp sabja seeds/basil seeds
  • ½ cup falooda sev
  • 4 cup milk
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup rooh afza / rose syrup
  • 1 cup strawberry jelly (vegetarian)
  • Two scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tbsp tutti frutti
  • 2 tbsp nuts (chopped)
  • 2 cherry 

Method to Prepare 

  • First, pour water into a deep pan and add sugar. Add the falooda sev to it and bring it to a boil.
  • Once your sev are boiled, keep aside.
  • Now, take a tall glass and add 2 tbsp roohafza. Then, add two tablespoons of soaked sabja/basil seeds.
  • Add two tablespoons of cooked falooda sev and pour one cup of chilled milk. Give it a gentle stir.
  • Drop two tablespoons of gelly without spillage.
  • Then, scoop in vanilla ice cream and top it with tutti fruity and one teaspoon of chopped nuts.
  • Drizzle one tablespoon of roohafza and top it with cherry.
  • Serve and enjoy it chilled!

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Final Words 

This popular dessert is one of the most loved sweet delicacies of India. When served chilled, this dessert tastes heavenly! So, if you are bored of eating the same desserts again and again, then you can try this delicious falooda recipe.