No doubt Alouda is Mauritians' favorite drink. Learn to make the best alouda at home and enjoy it with family.
Alouda Recipe

Ingredients for Alouda

  • 2 tablespoon(s) of Indian basil seeds (Toukmaria)

  • 1 cup(s) of agar-agar sticks or (edible gelatin)

  • 1 liter(s) of cold milk

  • 500 mL of water

  • 1 cup(s) crushed ice

  • 2 drops of vanilla extract

  • 2 drops of food coloring (yellow color)

  • 4 scoop(s) of vanilla ice cream

  • 2 teaspoon(s) sugar

Preparation of the recipe Alouda

  1. In a bowl, put the basil seeds and remove the impurities.

  2. Let the seeds soak overnight in water (Toukmaria).

  3. Put the two glasses in the refrigerator because at the time of service they must be very cold.

  4. Next, cut the agar-agar into sticks and dip them in hot water until they are soft. 

  5. Be careful, if they stay in the hot water too long, they will melt.

  6. Wait until they cool and solidify.

  7. Grate them.

  8. Add sugar to the milk. (According to your taste)

  9. Fill both glasses with sweetened milk. 

  10. In each glass, add 2 drops of food coloring and 2 drops of vanilla essence.

  11. Mix well, then add 1 tablespoon of softened agar-agar and the swollen basil seeds.

  12. Mix well.

  13. Finally, add crushed ice and two scoops of ice cream.


Credit: Rostone

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