Archive for April, 2014

April 20, 2014

Glow with a yummlicious Mango Carrot fruity dessert

mango grape fruit salad

MANGO CARROT FRUITY DESSERT – Original Recipe &pic  courtesy Nayana Shetty

This yummy but healthy dessert is bursting with antioxidants and vitamins from carrot, mangoes and grapes to make your skin glow for sure &cool you down too in this sweltering summer!! The beauty of this dessert is that the components can even be enjoyed separately like the mango custard, and the carrot kheer &together they make for a  mindblowing combination !!
Filled with the goodness of beta carotene which is a powerful anti oxidant and Vitamin C,both potent anti aging agents-as well as the enzymes which do wonders for the skin-Mangoes &carrots are truly God’s gift to us!!!
Check out the benefits of mango and some DIY mangolicious facials here 


Quick and Easy Mango Custard Recipe

2 tablespoons custard powder 1/2 cup milk 1 large ripe mango, peeled and cut into chunks (about 1 1/2 cups) 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon fresh-squeezed lime juice

Method :
In a small bowl, mix the 2 tablespoons Custard Powder into the 1/2 cup of milk, stirring well until custard is completely dissolved; set aside.Place the mango chunks into a blender with 3/4 cup of milk. Puree for approximately 2 minutes. Pour the mango puree into a 1 1/2 quart saucepan and place on the stove on low heat. When the puree becomes warm, add the sugar and stir in well.Stir in the lime juice and then stir in the prepared Custard Powder mixture. Bring the mixture just to a near boil, stirring constantly, to completely dissolve the sugar. Stirring continually, bring the mixture back to a boil until it thickens. Allow to boil for approximately 30 to 60 seconds, still stirring constantly, and then remove the pan from the stove. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes. Place the custard in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 hours to firm up.

Milk– one and half cups sugar–as required grated carrot—1/2 cup Butter—little Dry grapes–few Roasted cashew-nuts—
Method :
Take a pan and add little butter or ghee ,fry grated carrots,grind with milk(keep 1tbsp fried carrot for decorating) Boil milk,let it  thicken ,add ground paste and cook for some time.Add roasted  cashew nuts and dry grapes, switch off the gas. Once it  is at  room temperature ,store in the fridge.

Put together  the final  mango carrot fruity dessert by mixing  the  mango custard, carrot keer,chopped mangoes,banana, chikoos,and grapes,vanilla essence  and serving it  chilled.
Enjoy this yummlicious dessert while you beta the heat- do try it & let us know how much you loved it 🙂 😉