Homemade Strawberry coulis or say, Strawberry sauce made with fresh strawberries is just out of the world in taste! Much better than the store-bought, also, it is not very sugary and has the actual taste of strawberries. It is sourly sweet.

 

Having this coulis in your refrigerator means having a ready-made instant dessert with you.
Simple ice cream becomes so more appetizing and appealing.

Strawberry coulis / sauce

Strawberry Sauce can be used in multiple ways and such a simple way to make it.
Yes, it gets ready in hardly 10-12 minutes.
It requires only 3 ingredients to make this exotic Strawberry coulis/sauce.
If, like me,  you are also fond of strawberries, then do try these recipes too...

 

 

How to make 

  • First of all, Clean and wash the hulled strawberries. Put them in a food processor and puree it coarsely, that is, don't make them too smooth.
  • Then, transfer this coarse Puree to a pan along with sugar and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Dissolve cornflour in water and add to the above mixture.
  • Keep stirring and cook for 4-5 minutes till the sauce/ coulis becomes slightly thick.
  • Lastly, mix lemon juice and take off from the gas.
  • Let it cool.
  • Store in a glass bottle in the refrigerator.

strawberry coulis

Strawberry coulis

 

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Strawberry Coulis

A versatile sauce made with a healthy twist

Course Dessert
Keyword Fresh Strawberry Sauce Recipe, Strawberry Sauce
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 250 g

Ingredients

  • 200 g Strawberries
  • 8-10 Tsp Sugar
  • 2 Tsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 Tsp lemon juice.

Instructions

  1. Clean and wash the hulled strawberries.
  2. Put them in a food processor and puree it coarsely, that is, don't make too smooth.
  3. Transfer this coarse Puree to a pan.
  4. Add sugar and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Dissolve corn flour in water and add to the above mixture.
  6. Keep stirring and cook for 4-5 minutes till the sauce/ coulis becomes slightly thick.
  7. Lastly, mix lemon juice and take off from the gas.
  8. Let it cool.
  9. Store in a glass bottle in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

  1. Hulled Strawberries mean that the green leafy top is being removed.
  2. The quantity of sugar may vary depending on the sweetness of strawberries.
  3. Don't make it very thick as it thickens after cooling also.
  4. You can puree it smoothly in the blender too.
  5.  Lemon juice is added to give a shiny texture to the coulis.
  6.  Remains good for 8-10 days in the refrigerator.

FAQ's 

Q) How to use Strawberry Coulis (Strawberry sauce)?

A) It can be used in so many ways.

  • Drizzle it on ice creams or puddings or custards.
  • Vanilla ice cream served with strawberry coulis oozes dollops of deliciousness.
  • Use it as a topping on cheesecake,
  • As a filling in Black Forest Cake.
  • Spread it on bread slices or chapati like jam.
  • Make Swiss roll with it.
  • Or if you are like me then simply you can keep licking it.

 

Q) How long can I store Strawberry Coulis?

A) It remains good in the refrigerator for up to 8 to 10 days. If you want to store it for a longer period then freeze it.

Q) What can I do with wilted strawberries?

Strawberries wilt very fast and once wilted you don't enjoy eating them. Does this mean that they go into the bin? Definitely not! If strawberries get wilted then you can use them for making any of these:

 

Q) Is Strawberry coulis served hot or cold?

Either way! Generally, it is served cold but you can use it hot also.

Q) Do I need smooth or coarse puree for making strawberry coulis?

A) We use strawberry puree for making this. You can either have it coarse or smooth as per your preference.
In my family, we all prefer it being mushy as in that case you get to have tiny pulpy pieces of strawberries as well.

Q) Can I skip cornstarch while making strawberry coulis?

A) Cornflour is added to give it a sauce-like consistency. Instead of cornflour, you can add tapioca starch or even rice flour can be added.

Q) Why lemon juice is added to strawberry coulis as these are already tangy?

A) Lemon juice is added to give a shiny texture to the sauce and is not for the taste.

 

Thanks,

Samira