Easy Mango Pudding

 

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If you don't know already, mango is my favorite fruit and I love Mango everything! This recipe takes only 5 ingredients and 15 minutes to make! But it does require overnight cooling, so you need to prepare a day ahead, or at least 6 hours!
Servings & Storage
This recipe will yield 5 ramekins, or bowls worth of Pudding. You want 10, just double all the ingredients. The bright part of this recipe, apart from it's color is the fact that these puddings can last for you for 3-5 days in the fridge.
Gelatin and it's Substitutes
Gelatin is a powdered substance used to add stability to desserts requiring cooling and to solidify it's liquidly texture. It's used in No Bake Cheesecakes as well, to stabilize and for it to not be runny. Gelatin is easily available in the market, you get both vegetarian and non vegetarian variants. I use the brand Solar and it works well for me.
A substitute of Gelatin would be Agar Agar, which comes in both powdered form and in form of strands. If you're using the strands, make sure to cut the strands in very tiny pieces! Make a note that Agar Agar is stronger and thicker than Gelatin, so use less of it and bring it a boil. Follow the instruction on packet to make 2 cups worth of liquid.
Homemade Mangoes vs Canned Puree
If you have mangoes at home, USE THEM! I can't stress on this fact enough, the flavor of fresh mangoes isn't comparable to the canned produce. Simply, peel and chop mangoes and blend the pieces to make a puree out of it. However, if you don't have fresh mangoes, don't sweat it, go for the puree, put more of the condensed milk maybe.
You are your judge! Some people like their desserts sweeter than others and depending upon the sweetness of mangoes you are using, you may change quantities of condensed milk or sugar to attain the desired level of sweetness of your taste palate and of those around you.
Substitutes for Condensed Milk
If you don't have condensed milk at home, you can use granulated sugar as well. To do the same, marginally increase the quantity of milk to 1 cup and use ½ cup worth of granulated sugar.
Let's get Mangolicious. Sorry, not sorry!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Cooling Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Asian
Yields 5 Ramekins

Equipment

  • Gas/Induction Stove
  • Pan
  • Spatula
  • Ramekins or Small Bowls
  • Refrigerator

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Mango Puree/Pulp
  • 1 tbsp Gelatin or Agar Agar (5 strands)
  • 125 ml Hot Water
  • ¼ cup Condensed Milk or ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup Milk
  • Diced Mangoes to garnish
  • Mint Leaves to garnish

Instructions
 

  • If you're using fresh mangoes, begin my peeling and dicing them. Post which add it to a blender to make smooth puree. You would need 1-2 mangoes to make 1 cup of smooth puree depending upon the size of the mangoes you're using.
  • Pour 125 ml of water in a pan, until boiled and mix it with 1 tbsp. of Gelatin. You can do it in a glass as well. Mix and whisk it nicely, until there are no lumps and keep aside.
  • Meanwhile, in another pan, add the milk and begin heating it. Follow it up with some Condensed Milk, and mix thoroughly. If you are not using condensed milk, add 1 cup milk and 1/2 cup sugar instead.
  • Next add the Gelatin Water and mix well. Take it off heat and let it cool a bit. Once cooler, add & mix in the mango puree and pour the mixture into 5 Ramekins or Small Bowls. It can be 3 also, 6 also, depending upon the size of bowls you have.
  • Keep it in the fridge for 4-6 hours or possibly overnight. It's a treat to have this cold dessert in the summers so share it with others.

Closing Note

There you have it, another Mango Recipe on the blog and a picturesque one too! For more Summertime Mango Recipes, hit the links below:
Keyword desserts, mango, Speedy, sweet

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