Recipe for Mango Coconut Ice cream without ice cream maker
This is my first ever attempt at making Mango Ice cream at home. With Natural Ice Cream’s main outlet a stone’s throw away from home, I really can’t be blamed right? Musk melon, Fresh strawberry and Papaya-Pineapple have been my season’s favourites and Custard Apple Tender coconut are my all time favourites. Their natural fruity ice creams have only 3 ingredients – Milk, Sugar and Fruit pulp / chunks. It can’t get fresher and simpler than this.
For those of you who think you can only make ice cream if you have the machine at home, this recipe is all set to make you happy! Use regular cream instead of coconut milk for a creamy Mango flavour ice cream.
Mango Coconut Ice cream
- 500 ml milk Cold (3% or higher fat content)
- 200 ml coconut milk Tetrapack of
- 1 cups milk Skimmed powder
- 3/4 cups Sugar Splenda sugar or equivalent for those who avoid
- 1 tsps Mango vanilla extract cardamom essence or or powder
- 1 mango Ripe , peeled and chopped into small pieces
- To prepare Mango Coconut Ice Cream, first turn your freezer control to 'quick chill' or lowest temperature one hour before you start with the ingredients.
- Take all of the ingredients except chopped mango in a large deep bowl and churn with a hand blender for 10 minutes till frothy. It's good to take some breaks of a few seconds each so as not to overheat the blender's motor.
- Put in the mango pieces and blend for another 2 minutes.
- You may either turn this mixture into your ice cream maker and follow instructions or pour it into an airtight plastic jar / aluminium tin and freeze for 4-5 hours.
- Remove the contents back into the bowl and churn with hand blender for 5 minutes or so, until smooth and creamy.
- Freeze this in airtight container for 3 hours and repeat step 5.
- After freezing for 3 hours, ice cream should be set and ready. Scoop out into chilled bowls and garnish with mint leaves or cardamom powder or mango slices.
The coconut flavour happened as a result of laziness. I didn't have the cream on hand to use in the recipe, and since coconut milk is as thick as cream, I decided to give it a try. Coconut and mango both being tropical flavours, blend quite well. If you are a person who loves pinacolada type flavours, you are sure to love this one. If you do not have a hand blender, by all means use your regular food processor / mixer to beat the frozen icecream. Adding 1 tablespoon of vodka to the mix prevents the ice cream from getting icicles and keeps it smooth.
Way to go N! Very innovative substitution of coconut milk for cream – and you’re right, there is no reason it will not go with mangoes. Meeta’s gonna love it!
Heyy,This is a very innovative ice cream from ur side.Good mannnnn…
That really looks delectable, love the color too. I am all set to try another ice cream flavor with the plastic tub in the freezer getting empty. In Hyd, during the summer there would be this sudden rise of local ice cream makers who would make wonderful ice cream at half the price of the branded ones. It was a weekly ritual at our place to to buy from them. Now all I get is my mother’s commentary while she savors the ice cream 🙁 Its time to ask Meeta for a Birthday treat 🙂 I can’t wait to see this event’s round-up.
Naditha,Mango & coconut yum, love the flavors. we have a local indian ice cream store which churns out of the best Indianized icecreams like Ghulkand, saffron and sapota.Yours should be tried !!
you are absolutely right, nothing can beat naturals 🙂 aah! sitaphal & tender coconut, what else does one need 🙂 unfortunately on my last visit sitaphal was not in season :(good to know this combo turned out yum!
No way – you ain’t hiding that from me!! LOL! It looks great!
Hmm… You know I am thinking I can try this with pineapple…Going with yr Pina Colada theme..
Wow..lovely ice-cream and a great entry for Meeta’s bday bang
Nandita, you are a temptress 🙂 two of my favourite flavours combined, mango and coconut?! What is not to love.Let me share something with you, just today I was saying to myself that I want to get an ice cream maker then I come on your blog in the evening and here you are tempting me with this wicked combination 😀
Nice Video Nandita! You are a gorgeous lady! I can see you on foodtv next…..Kanch
A seasonal treat Nandita. Tempting really. Viji
Glad that you all liked this combination….do let me know if anyone tries it out!!
Rasayan as an icecream… I must try this.
Hi! That’s a great combo!!!!!!Mango and coconut……. Tempting…
Hi Nandita,First time reader & commenter but will surely be back. I really liked your blog & your recipes look & sound yummy (esp this one, mago icecream at home, yum yum)… if only someone could make them for me, I’m lazy ;)! I am especially happy to have found your blog as a fellow TamBram, many of your Tam recipes are very similar to my mom’s so this will reduce my daily phone calls home to Amma to get the recipes! As I currently live in the US, this should be a big savings! 🙂 While I usually find most of my Indian recipes through Google or Bawarchi, I hadn’t found a site that gives me authentic TamBram cusine. You are now my go-to site. Urmila
Raaga- What rasayan? puriyalai!Urmila- thanks for that wonderful feedback…since all my Tambram recipes are from the authentic sources (mom, grandmom, chithis etc.) you can be sure I’m not goofing up with them LOLL WHile I like to mix and match everything, I don’t like to mess with traditional recipes, well, atleast most of the times …hope to cya around
nandita this is yummy tempting feel like having a scoop right now!Thanks for dropping by my blog!
hey n…two questions -i dont want to use cream – and i dont like the coconut flavour. so then what do i use ?and please pretty please do me a chocolate variant…lover
Remember my dish with mango pieces, demerara sugar, coconut milk and cardamom?http://chefatwork.blogspot.com/2007/05/rasayan.html
Wow sweetie pie, you are such a darling….. I’ve no idea how I missed this post… been too busy with my parents in town… That icecream looks super delicious… xoxo
Nandita,The ice creams looks and sounds delicious.Love to try out soon.Since mango is in season, I am tempted to try this version with coconut!!!!!!!
Nandita, glad to connect with you on this beautiful trail. I have made mango gelato before using mango pulp and coconut milk, but your version sounds like a creamier version of mine. And I too am a big fan of Naturals. Love their tender coconut.