Mango Custard

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We love making this chilled dessert in the summers - the sweetness of fresh mangoes with custard & cream.
  • PREP TIME: 15 minutes (plus 3-4 hours to chill)
  • COOK TIME: 15 minutes
  • SERVINGS: 8 persons
Mango Custard


  • ½ kg mangoes (depending on the variety of mangoes available adjust the sweetness content)
  • ½ litre ml milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoon vanilla custard powder
  • 200 ml (1 cup) fresh cream
  • Mango jelly, for garnish
  • Mango slices, for garnish


  • 1. Peel and cut mangoes into small cubes. Set aside in refrigerator.
  • 2. Make the custard by boiling milk and sugar together.
  • 3. Whisk the custard powder in a little cold milk. Make sure there are no lumps are left.
  • 4. Add the custard powder to the milk stirring constantly. Make sure there are lumps.
  • 5. Cook custard on low flame till thickened.
  • 6. Pour into dish. Cover with plastic wrap to avoid getting a film on the top.
  • 7. Cool the custard.
  • 8. Once the custard is cooled, add mangoes & ½ cup cream. Mix well.
  • 9. Decorate the top with the remaining half cup cream, cubes of mango jelly and fresh mango slices.
  • 10. Serve cold.


Adjust the sugar content based on the mangoes you are using. For e.g. chuansa is sweeter than varieties like Sindhri. Photo Credits: Shutterstock
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