Falooda Recipe

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Johanna Published: August 10, 2021
Falooda Recipe

How To Make Falooda

Switch up your usual summer treat with a creamy cup of this Persian falooda, made with rose-flavored milk, tapioca pearls, and strawberry gelatin.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Soak Time: 31 minutes
Total: 41 minutes


  • ½strawberry gelatin,prepared according to package directions, or ready-made
  • 1tbspbasil seeds
  • 1cupwater,divided
  • 1tbsptapioca pearls
  • 1cupmilk,cold
  • 3tbsprose syrup
  • 1tsprose water,Nielsen-Massey
  • 1tsppure almond extract,Nielsen-Massey
  • 2scoopsvanilla ice cream,or strawberry ice cream
  • 2tsppistachios,crushed


  1. Prepare strawberry gelatin according to package directions if not using ready-made. When this is set and able to be cut, start making the falooda.

  2. Soak basil seeds in ½ cup water for 30 minutes.

  3. Add tapioca pearls to ½ cup water and place in the microwave for 25 seconds.

  4. Pour milk, rose syrup, Nielsen-Massey Rose Water, and Nielsen-Massey Pure Almond Extract into a large glass and stir to combine.

  5. Then, take 2 tablespoons of soaked basil seeds and add them to milk mixture.

  6. Take 2 tablespoons of the tapioca pearls and add them too to the milk mixture and stir gently.

  7. Cut up the strawberry gelatin or scoop it out and add 5 tablespoons of it to the milk mixture.

  8. Top with ice cream and pistachios and enjoy!


  • Calories: 461.38kcal
  • Fat: 14.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.27g
  • Fiber: 0.89g
  • Sugar: 56.95g
  • Protein: 13.02g
  • Cholesterol: 39.13mg
  • Sodium: 156.07mg
  • Calcium: 401.39mg
  • Potassium: 584.07mg
  • Iron: 0.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 159.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.96mg
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