Mangoes are clearly not Nabeel's favourite! Recently, I served him Aam ras (sweetened mango pulp popularly enjoyed as a dessert in India during the mango season) for the first time and he instantaneously showed excitement in savouring the “mango soup'….duh, both of us were disappointed :-( . He definitely prefers savoury over sweet and this new “sweet' dish let him down. Since then, mangoes have been chalked out of his food list.
On the other hand, Husband and I love mangoes and Nabeel's disapproval of the same didn't dissuade me from making this lip-smacking dessert which is made in a jiffy in 4 simple steps. The aromatic mango is paired with a sweet and subtle flavour of cardamom to bring out the best of both worlds. Do try it out.
I plan to come up with some more mango recipes and make the best of this season. And remember, Keep Calm and Eat Aam (mangoes) :-)
4 Steps to an Easy Mango Dessert
This light milky dessert made using Alphonso mangoes is going to be the favourite thing to dish up this mango season!
Recipe can serve 3 to 4 dessert lovers :-)
1. 3 Alphonso mangoes
2. 400ml milk
3. ½ cup cream
4. 1 cup vanilla ice cream
5. 3 tablespoons sugar (please adjust sugar quantity as per sweetness of the mangoes)
6. 1 teaspoon freshly ground cardamom powder / elaichi powder
7. Chocolate Chips for garnish
Step 1 – Peel 2 mangoes and cut into chunks.
Step 2 – Blend the cut mangoes, milk, cream, ice cream, sugar and cardamom powder till smooth.
Taste for sugar and cardamom. Add more, if required.
Step 3 – Peel & cut the 3rd mango into bite-sized pieces and add to the smooth mango based milk.
Step 4 – Chill for 2 hours and serve in a bowl, topped with chocolate chips.
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