Kisel refers to Russian fruity, smooth and creamy dessert made from fruit or berry juice and starch. Kisel is a berry dessert drink; a fruit dessert using pureed berries. Kisel is one of the oldest dessert on record that comes out as a sort of thickened fruit mixture, or jelly. It can be served by itself or mixed with milk as perfect dessert after a hearty meal and it is also perfect for summer parties.The berries which can be used to prepare Kisel are strawberries, blackberries, or rasperries or the mixture of the three. Other popular flavors for Kisel are apple, rhubarb and apricot. Fruits that are used can be fresh or dried. The usual procedure is to puree the fruit and thicken slightly with a potato starch.