A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on desserts! “Not too sweet” is always a sign of a good dessert for the Chinese!).
Instead of heavy cream, you can substitute with coconut milk to give it a more tropical flavor. Add more cream or water for a softer pudding.
Chef’s tip: It is very important to sprinkle the gelatin in, at at room temperature liquids. Let it sit to soften, otherwise you will get lumps of gelatin
3 ripe large mangoes, pureed to make 3 cups puree, and 1 cup roughly chopped pulp
2½ cups water
1¼ cup fine granulated sugar
6 packets unflavored gelatin powder
3 cups heavy whipping cream (or evaporated milk or coconut milk)
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Tablespoon powdered sugar
1 ripe mango, peeled, thinly sliced horizontally
20 half-cup ramekins
Preparing the custard
1. Peel and slice mangoes. Chop the mango in a blender until the size of peas. Remove one cup of the mango pulp and set aside. Puree the remaining mangoes until smooth to make 3 cups. Pass the puree through a sieve.
2. Sprinkle gelatin over room temperature water in small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Turn on the heat and cook on low heat about 3 minutes or until gelatin is completely dissolved, stirring occasionally. Add sugar and stir till sugar is completely dissolved, about 1 minute.
3. Whisk in mango puree and heavy whipping cream or evaporated milk and whisk till smooth. Fold in the reserved chopped cup of mango pulp.
4. Pour into prepared wet ramekins, and refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours or overnight.
5. To make the whipped cream, pour the cream and sugar into a bowl. Whip cream till soft peaks form.
6. To serve, layer some sliced mangoes on top of the pudding, and top with a dollop of whipped cream (or drizzle on some evaporated milk or coconut milk)
One Response to “Mango Pudding”
Leave a Reply
- Basil Fried Eggplant
- Pork and Shrimp Dipping Sauce with Crispy Rice Crackers
- Thai Curry Crabs
- Thai Olive Fried Rice
- Perfect Steamed Rice
- Massaman Beef Curry
- Banh Cuon
- Bun Bo Hue
- Pho Ga
- Shrimp Fresh Summer Rolls
- Century Eggs, Salted Duck Eggs and Pork Jook
- Poached Pears with Yogurt Panna Cotta
- Sate Lilit – Balinese Seafood Sate
- Opor Ayam – Indonesian Chicken Curry
- Terong Balado
Career swap: Trading the corporate pinstripes for a chef's toque
- San Jose Mercury News
- Oakland Tribune
- Contra Costa Times
- Centre Daily Times
Ten Ethnic Cooking Classes Around the Bay Area
- KQED Bay Area Bites
Social networking site connects home, professional chefs.
- San Jose Mercury News
Malaysian cooking classes in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Judging panel for CookEatShare's Thanksgiving Recipe Contest.
Teacher with the hot behind ...comment.
- New York Times
- International Herald Tribune