Ripe Mango Delight with Pistachios

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cups - milk
  • 1 - large, ripe fresh mango
  • 1/2 cup - castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - saffron powder
  • 1/2 tsp - ground cardamom
  • 1/3 cup - castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup - cream
  • 1 tsp - rose water
  • 1/2 cup - blanched, chopped pistachios

How to Make Ripe Mango Delight with Pistachios

  • Pour milk into a large, heavy based pan. Place over medium heat.
  • Stir milk as it comes to the boil and reduce to about a third its original volume.
  • Stir occasionally to prevent it catching on the pan base.
  • Peel the mango and cut flesh into cubes.
  • In a separate pan, bring the sugar and water to the boil.
  • Add the mango and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add the saffron, cardamom and extra sugar to the milk mixture, then the mango and its cooking syrup, the cream, rose water and pistachios.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Pour into a loaf tin and place in the freezer to firm to semi-frozen, removing it and stirring it on two or three occasions.
  • Cover the tin with plastic wrap, freeze the mixture completely before serving
  • Scoop into small dishes to serve.