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When did you last hear that eating Ice cream can be healthy for you…? It can be, if its made this way…


Who doesnt love Ice creams?? We all do, be it taken as a dessert, as a snack, as a celebration treat, or for no reason at all, Ice creams have a special place in our tummy and our hearts ­čÖé And if we can make them a healthy way, which actually makes them nutritious and┬áhealthy as well, then its a win – win ­čÖé :).

Here’s how we can do that :

Recipe Particulars:

  • Makes around 750 ml
  • Prep time : 20 mins
  • Freezing time: 3 to 4 Hours
  • Recipe Credit: The recipe was taken from here┬áto promote healthy eating. We are deeply grateful to the author for posting the same: You are helping us encourage a healthy heart :).
  • Approximate Nutrition Facts: ┬áPer serving-┬áCalories: 190,┬áFat: 14.o gm.,┬áSugar: 25gm.,┬áCarbs: 17.0 gm,┬áProtien: 7.0 gm.
    Apart from the above, due to the presence of different fruits this ice-cream is rich in Vit. C, K, B-6, E.
    Addition of avocado brings additional nutrients: 0.5gm poly saturated fats, 3 gm. mono saturated fats, sodium, potassium, zinc, copper, magnesium, 2.4 gm. fiber, Vitamins A, E, C. riboflavin,niacin, folates, thiamin etc. (Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet)
  • This is a Recipe from Jyotsna Pant’s Blog. Refer to the blog for complete recipe with Pictures, suggestions and tips.

 Recipe Ingredients:

  • 750 gm. Ripe Sweet Mangoes (4-5 Medium size mangoes)
  • 200 gm. Ripe Bananas (2 large bananas)
  • 10-12 Red sweet Strawberries
  • 2 Teaspoon Corn flour
  • 150 ml. Milk (1 tea cup milk)
  • 50 gm. Sugar
  • 1 Medium size Avacado (30 gm. approx.)(optional)

Recipe Directions:

  • Wash and peel mangoes.┬áCut mango to small pieces and discard the seed.
  • Peel and cut bananas to small pieces.
  • Take corn flour in a thick bottom pan and dissolve it in 150 ml. milk.
  • Cook the corn flour milk mixture on high flame with continuous and vigorous stirring for 2 min.
  • The corn flour ÔÇômilk mixture will become transparent. Remove from heat cover and allow it to cool.
  • In a grinder-mixer take mango pieces, banana pieces, sugar and cooked mixture of corn flour- milk mixture/Avacado pulp and grind all ingredients to smooth pulp.
  • Sieve the pulp through a sieve to get rid fibers if mangoes.
  • Add cream to the sieved pulp.
  • Wash the strawberries and remove the green calyx and stalk.
  • Cut the cleaned strawberries to small pieces.
  • In a glass container / Ice-cream mold pour half of the creamy-fruity pulp.
  • Sprinkle half of the pieces of strawberry pieces and then pour the remaining creamy-fruity pulp.
  • Sprinkle the remaining strawberry pieces on the top of the creamy-fruity pulp.
  • Cover with the lid and keep in freezer at a temperature of -41o F to -47o┬áF, for 3 to 4 hours for ice-cream to set.
  • Gently shake the container with creamy-fruity pulp for ice-cream one or twice. Then allow it to solidify without disturbing.