Shave ice or chuski or baraf ka gola is an ice-based dessert made by shaving a block of ice.
Shaving produces a very fine ice that appears snow-like. Flavored syrups are added to the ice, which are absorbed by the ice instead of surrounding it. A properly made shave ice product rarely requires a straw, since the flavors are in the ice and not at the bottom of the cup. Although the traditional it is often flavored with local ingredients such as guava, pineapple, coconut cream, passion fruit, lychee, kiwi fruit and mango.