It has been quite some time that nothing has come out of my Kitchen Diary.. There was no particular reaon for not writing anything. Due to intense summer some sort of lethargy has taken over.Today I propose to write some recipes using mango as the main ingredient.. We have several varieties of mangoes available in our country. I feel that this is one fruit which everybody likes to take in some form or the other.First of all I present a recipe for Mango Ice Cream.
1. Mangoes 3big
2.Sugar 2 tablespoons.
3. Milk 3/4th litre
4.Corn starch 1 tablespoon
5.Fresh cream 250 grams
1. Remove the skin of the mangoes, and cut pieces of medium size.. A few pieces can be cut small of size.
2 .Keep 1/2 litre of milk for boiling.Add the sugar.
3. .In the leftover 1/4 litre milk add corn starch and stir.
4 When the milk starts boiling, lower the flame and add the milk in which corn starch is dissolved.
5. Keep stirring till the milk is slightly thick. Ensure that no lump is formed.
6..Remove from the fire and keep it in the frig for cooling.(10 to 15 mts).
7. Till the milk cools down, make a puree of the mango pieces in a blender.
8. Add the fresh cream in the puree
9 Add the cooled milk .
10.Churn lightly for a minute.
11.Add the finely cut mango pieces.
12. Pour the mixture in a bowl, with a lid and keep it in the freezer.
The Ice Cream will take 2 to 3 hours for setting.
Mango Panna is a drink prepared from raw mangoes. It is very cooling.
1.Raw mangoes 2
2.Salt 1/2 teaspoon
3. Sugar 4 teaspoons.
4. Roasted jeera powder 1/4 teaspoon.
5.Mint leaves 3 or 4
Remove the skin of the mangoes. Cut pieces. Add salt, sugar,jeera powder and mint leaves .Put all the ingredients in a blender. Add 1/2 cup water and prepare juice. Pour the juice in a jug and add 2 glasses of water Stir well.
Add one cube of ice in each glass of Panna..This will make 3 to 4 glasses of Panna.
Aam Papad is a favourite snack of all children. I remember that as children we loved munching aam papad and our parents used to scold us. Their main objection was that it was unhygienic. We can prepare it at home and allow the children to enjoy
Mangoes Ripe 4
Sugar $ teaspoons.
Salt 1/2 teaspoons
Peel the mangoes. Put the mango slices in a Karhai .Add sugar and salt. Cook it for a few minutes .Keep stirring. When the sugar melts and the pulp is slightly thick, remove from the fire. Take two full plates. Apply some oil on the plates. Pour the Mango paste in two plates. spread the paste evenly and with a spatula press it well. Keep the plates in the bright sun for two days. When it dries cut strips and place them one over the other. (two or three layers) .
Note: if it is cloudy Aam papad can be kept in the Microwave for 5 to 6 minutes. Check in between so that it is not burnt.
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