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Mango Falooda- Tropical Summer Dessert

Homemade Mango ice cream turned into a delicious Falooda…

This dessert is a mango lover’s delight- layered with basil seeds, vermicelli, crushed biscuits, mango pulp, mango ice cream & garnished with roof afza, nuts & diced mangoes. Truly divine indulgence.

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How to make 3 ingredient Mango Ice cream

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Mango Falooda- Tropical Summer Dessert
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
  • Basil seeds- 3 tbsp, soaked in ½ cup water
  • Vermicelli- ½ cup, cooked in water
  • Crushed digestive biscuits- 4 biscuits/glass (or use graham cracker crumbs)
  • Mango pulp- ¼ cup/glass (optional)
  • Milk- ½ cup/glass
  • Mango Ice cream- 2 scoops/glass
  • Diced mangoes- 3 tbsp/glass
  • Rooh Afza- 1 tbsp/glass
  • Dates, chopped- 1 tbsp/glass
  • Chopped nuts- 1 tbsp/glass
  • Pomegranate seeds- ½ tbsp/glass (optional)
  1. Soak basil seeds in water for 10 minutes till it has plumped up.
  2. Or use chia seeds, chia seeds have to be soaked overnight.
  3. In a saucepan, cook ½ cup split vermicelli in 1½ cups water for a few minutes till it turns soft. Drain the water and let cool down. Keep aside.
  4. I've added homemade mango ice cream, made with just 3 ingredients (mango pulp- 3¾ cups, condensed milk 1½ cups & whipped cream 1 cup- combine well in a large bowl & freeze for 2 hours, take the bowl out of the freezer combine well & freeze for 5 hours or overnight till the ice cream has set well).
  5. I've also added crushed digestive biscuits, this is optional. You can also add graham cracker crumbs.
  6. In a tall glass: add 1 tbsp soaked basil or chia seeds, 1 tbsp cooked vermicelli, 2 crushed digestive biscuits, 2 tbsp diced mangoes, ¼ cup mango pulp (this is optional), ½ cup milk, 1 tbsp soaked basil seeds, 1 tbsp cooked vermicelli, 2 crushed digestive biscuits, top with 1 or 2 scoops of mango ice cream.
  7. Garnish with 1 tbsp diced mangoes, chopped dates, chopped nuts, pomegranate seeds & drizzle with rooh afza.
  8. Enjoy this decadent dessert, YUM!



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