The king of all fruits is here, and we cannot wait to share some of our exclusive options with you. Every year when summer arrives, the one fruit that grabs all our eyes is – Mango! No matter how much you eat it, you will never get enough of it. This summer, relish some of the delicious mango recipes and get the finest qualities of mangoes online from Nature’s Basket.
- Mango Mousse
- 2 medium-size mangoes, chopped
- 1 tablespoon sugar or honey – add as required
- ½ cup 25% to 35% low fat cream or whipping cream
- a few chopped dry fruits for garnishing
- In a blender, add the chopped mangoes. At this step, you can also add sugar or honey and blend till smooth
- In a bowl, add the cream and with an electric beater whisk till the cream is soft and fluffy
- Ensure you don’t over whip or over beat the cream
- Now, add the mango puree to the beaten cream and mix well
- Serve mango mousse in glasses. Cover and chill the mousse in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes or more
- Garnish the mango mousse with chocolate shavings or chopped dry fruits or any fruit preserve and enjoy the delicious mango mousse.
2. Chilled mango cheesecake
- 1+ ½ cup biscuit crumbs
- ½ cup butter
- 2 cups cream cheese
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup mango purée
- 4.5 teaspoons of gelatine
- ½ cup of water
- 1 cup heavy cream
- In a food processor add the biscuits and blend until finely ground. Transfer this to a bowl, add the melted butter and mix well until all the crumbs are nicely coated
- Transfer this mixture to a 6’ springform pan. Spread the crumbs evenly and gently press so a smooth even surface is achieved. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
- In a small bowl, take cold water and add gelatine powder. Mix it well and let it sit for 10 minutes
- In a separate bowl, add the cream cheese, sugar, mango puree and vanilla extract
- Using an electric mixer combine everything together
- The gelatine mixture should look coagulated now, heat it in the microwave until it is melted and homogenized. Let it cool for 10 minutes
- To the mango cream cheese mixture, add the cooled gelatine and heavy cream. Mix this well until smooth
- Pour the filling over the biscuit crust and let it set in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight
- Once set, top with whipped cream, fresh mango slices and enjoy this summer in a bite dessert.
3. Mango Halwa
- 1 cup fine semolina
- 1 medium-sized or large alphonso mango, chopped and pureed
- ½ cup sugar or as required
- 2 tablespoon ghee or oil
- 1 cup milk – 250 ml milk
- 1.5 cups water
- Dry fruits – cashews, raisins, chironji as required
- 1 pinch saffron
- 3-4 green cardamoms
- a few pomegranate arils for garnish
- Powder the cardamom and discard the husks
- Now, heat the ghee or oil in a thick bottomed pan and add the sooji or rava and fry till they change colour and you get a lovely aroma
- Add the dry fruits and continue to fry for a few minutes
- Next, heat 1.5 cups of water separately and add this hot water to the sooji and dry fruits mixture. Stir well
- Now, add milk and sugar. Continue to stir
- The semolina absorbs both water and milk and will swell
- You have to stir continuously so that the mixture does not stick at the bottom of the pan
- After 1 or 2 minutes, add the mango pulp
- Keep on stirring and ensure that the mango pulp is mixed well
- Add the cardamom powder and saffron and stir till the moisture reduces.
- Cover with a lid and cook mango sheera or halwa for 1 or 2 minutes more
- Garnish mango halwa with extra cashews or pomegranate arils
- Serve the mango halwa hot, warm or even cold.
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