Strawberry mousse for the weekend

It’s the season of strawberries, the bright red berry fruits are lusicious and delightful. One cannot resist these berries, and we find many ways to use them. Here is one such easy to make dessert, strawberry mousse. (more…)

Delicious Mango milkshake

It’s the season of mangoes. Various kind of desserts, juices and sweets are made with it. Milkshake, juice, ice cream, sorbet and souffle are some of them. But the most prevalent is the mango pulp which is served as an accompaniment. But, there’s nothing like eating a fruit all by itself messing our hands.

Here is  the mango milk shake for you. DSC01670 mango milkshake Delicious Mango milkshake DSC01670 1024x768

INGREDIENTS :

mango (alphanso) 3

mango icecream 2 scoops

milk 1/2 litre

sugar 2tsp (optional)

ice cubes for serving

TO PREPARE :

Cut chunks of mango and put in a liquidiser. Add icecream and milk to it and give a swirl. Sugar is purely an optional. Serve chilled with ice cubes in it.

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Phirni

Phirni  is a dessert which is very popular in North India. It is made of milk. It tastes best when served chilled. It is easy to make and can be made beforehand.

Ingredients:

1 litre of milk

3 tbsp of rice flour

4 tbsp  of sugar

a few strands of saffron

vanilla essence

cashewnuts and almonds

a spoon of ghee

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Method:

Boil milk with saffron strands. Add sugar. Now, slowly add the rice flour and keep stirring so that no lumps are formed.  Allow to cook for a minute and turn off. Add dry fruits roasted in ghee and vanilla essence to it and mix well. Serve chilled.