Eggless Date and Coconut Mousse


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This is a refreshing melt in the mouth mousse which has a distinct flavour of dates and coconut and the lingering taste of cashew. it has a lovely texture with fresh coconut against a smooth milk base.

tip- cashew can be replaced by blanched almonds.

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Eggless Date and Coconut Mousse recipe - How to make Eggless Date and Coconut Mousse

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3 cups milk
1/4 cup condensed milk
50 gms seedless dates (khajur) (soaked in extra half cup milk )
2 tsp sugar (or as required as the dates sweeten the mousse )
1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
25 gms cashewnuts (kaju)
2 drops of vanilla essence
5 gms agar-agar
fresh coconut grated for garnish

  1. Soak the china grass in 1/2 cup water.
  2. Grind the soaked dates in milk coarsly without adding water.
  3. Grind fresh coconut and cashewnuts very coarsly with a little milk separately.
  4. Mix the 3 cups milk, sugar and condensed milk and sugar and bring to a boil. reduce the heat and add the date mixture, mix well and let it cook for 2- 3 minutes.
  5. In a separate pan, heat the china grass till dissolved and then strain.
  6. Add it to the milk mixture and mix well, cook for 2 minutes. switch off.
  7. After a few minutes when slightly cool, add the ground coconut cashew mixture and the vanilla essence.
  8. Pour into a mould and chill until set.
  9. Garnish with fresh grated coconut.

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This recipe was contributed by dhuva11 on 16 Sep 2006

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