Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Mango Gula Melaka (Palm Sugar) Sorbet


Phew!!! The current heat wave is really a killer. Certainly warrants for drinking gallons of water and taking cold showers. using the air-con is also significantly causing the electricity bill to increase. Well, I guess that is how its gonna be for the time being while we are sincerely hoping for rain fall. Meanwhile for such a hot weather, instead of tucking into store bought ice-cream, home made sorbet (watermelon milk sorbet) or the refreshing watemelon mint salad should be appreciated. This sorbet made with palm sugar and mango indeed represents the true Malaysian flavours.   

Ingredients
1 large ripe mango
1 cup water
2 tbsp white sugar
3/4 cup palm sugar/gula Melaka
Method
Remove skin and seed from mango.
Pulse the fresh for a thick mixture and keep aside.
Simmer sugar (both types) with water for a thick syrup.
Cool it down and nicely stir with mango mixture.
Pour into a shallow tray.
Place in the freezer until 3/4 frozen.
Thereafter, add into a blender/food processor.
Blend until slushy.
Return to freezer and repeat the process 2 more times.
To serve, scrape sorbet with a spoon and pile into little bowls before tucking in.
Optional - garnish with mint leaves.
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26 comments:

  1. Mm....I like it!!


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  2. Looks very inviting dear.. Awesome colour :)

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  3. This icy treat would definitely help me get through a heat wave! Looks delicious!

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  4. Nava, looks so yummy!! :)
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  5. This sounds great, lovely use for the palm sugar.

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  6. I make the same too. Some days I use banana too.

    BTW, I love the a combination of mango, lemon and mint but do away with sugar. Will try it with palm sugar in my next batch.

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  7. I love mangoes ! It looks so tempeting.Thanks for visiting and liking my post
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    Thanks
    Regards

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  8. That is yummy Sorbet it has all my favorites are in there.

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  9. Thanks for visiting my blog...Loved your space...:)

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  10. This looks great Recipe :)I am your 550 th follower yeahhhhh :)

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  11. Nice cooler. Waiting for the mangoes to flood the market !

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  12. Wonderful mango sorbet......looks so yummy..... Will try very soon...:-)

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  14. Aha, yummy Sorbet! Look at the texture, very inviting. Also love the fact that there are only few ingredients required to make this recipe. Simplicity always wins!

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  15. Thanks all you great people for the wondering comments.

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  16. this recipe is new to me...looks great

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  17. Hi Nava, First time visiting your blog. You have awesome collections of information. Love it. I know mango is in season now. Will definitely give a try to this yummy sorbet. Thanks for visiting my space.

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  18. Love the look of that mango sorbet...very refreshing!

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  19. Awesome comments and thanks a million.

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  20. Very new to me.Love the colour of mint contrasting the mango.

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