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Fresh Cream

Also Known As : Milk cream, Malai

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a creamy flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Fresh Cream can be stored in the refrigerator and should be used up within 1 week.
  2. Fresh cream can be used in many sauces, soups, stews, fruit desserts, and puddings.
  3. It can be added to milkshakes, coffee, and ice cream sundaes.

Description

Fresh cream is ivory colored cream with a velvety texture, made by processing and sterilising milk at high temperature. There are different types of creams such as heavy cream, light cream and a half and half. Fresh milk naturally separates into cream and milk. The cream formed at the top due to the availability of fat content. It can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes to add a rich, creamy texture.

Health benefits

  • Fresh cream is a good source of calcium and phosphorus which helps in the maintenance of bone health.(1)
  • Minerals present in fresh cream helps in promoting the numbers of red blood cells.(1)
  • The calorie content in fresh cream is very high which works as a great energy booster.(1)
  • It contains phosphorus which is beneficial for brain health.(1)
  • Fresh cream contains vitamin A which promotes eye health and also maintains night vision.(1)

Selection Guide

Don't buy puffed and leaked boxes of fresh cream. Look for the one stored in a cool and dry place. Also, check for its "use-by" date.

Note

Fresh cream may cause bloating, cramps, increases bowel movements and reduced appetite. It may also cause tiredness and headache.(2)

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