Tropical Ambrosia


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Tropical Ambrosia, ambrosia designates a dessert of chilled fruit mixed with coconut. Layers of fruit set in flavoured yoghurt is the ideal dessert when entertaining.

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ट्रॉपिकल एम्ब्रोशिया - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Sautéing desiccated coconut with sugar results in a crunchy topping that complements the pleasantly sour taste of thick curds.

In this luscious dessert, an assortment of tropical fruits is topped with a creamy curd mixture and garnished with the caramelised coconut mixture. A small dose of powdered sugar and a mild vanilla flavouring make the curd-cream mixture very pleasing to the taste buds.

Chop up your favourite fruits for this Desserts , to make the Tropical Ambrosia just perfect for you!

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Tropical Ambrosia recipe - How to make Tropical Ambrosia

Setting Time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 glasses
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Ingredients
1 cup chopped mixed fruits (kiwi , peach , pineapple , etc)
2 tbsp desiccated coconut
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup thick curds (dahi)
1/4 cup beaten whipped cream
1 tbsp powdered sugar
a few drops of vanilla essence
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the desiccated coconut and sugar in a broad non-stick pan and roast over a slow flame for 2 minutes, while stirring conyinuously. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the thick curds, beaten whipped cream, powdered sugar and vanilla essence in a small bowl and whisk well. Keep refrigerated.
  3. Arrange half the fruits in a long stemmed glass.
  4. Top with the curd-cream mixture and sprinkle ½ of the desiccated coconut mixture on top.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 1 more glass.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled.

Did you know?

    Did you know?
  1. Desiccated coconut is best stored in the side compartment of the freezer in a ziploc bag or in an air-tight container. It retains its freshness, flavour and texture better this way, than in the refrigerator section.
Accompaniments

Apricot Mousse 
Banana Coffee Frappe 
Layered Fruit, White Chocolate and Coconut Biscuit Dessert 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per glass
Energy294 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates44.4 g
Fiber3.4 g
Fat10.6 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium32 mg

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Tropical Ambrosia
5
 on 27 Nov 13 04:05 PM


Fruits with coconut make a great dessert.