Easy 3 ingredient desserts to make during the lockdown


Being under lockdown can unleash all kinds of dessert cravings. So if you’ve been working from home, here are some easy-to-make recipes using just three ingredients.

Mango Sorbet

500 g mango flesh
150 ml honey
750 ml water
pinch of black pepper 

Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into an ice cream machine and churn until frozen. Store in the freezer.
Recipe courtesy: Chiva-Som International Health Resort 

Mango Ice Cream

200 ml milk
200 g fresh mango
75 ml condensed milk 

Boil and reduce the milk to one-third of its quantity. Cut and puree the mango to a pulp. Keep a bowl in an ice bath and add the cold reduced milk, condensed milk and mango puree. Keep stirring till it gets thick and soft. Keep the mixture in the freezer for one hour and give a gentle fold a few times to smoothen and even the mixture. Scoop and serve the ice cream. Garnish with freshly-cut mango cubes.
Recipe courtesy: InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram

Peanut Butter Sugar-free Chocolate Cookies

120 g peanut butter
40 g sugar-free chocolate
2 tbsp ground chia seeds
1 tsp baking soda (optional) 

Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a large baking tray. In a large mixing bowl, combine all your ingredients and mix until it becomes a thick cookie dough. Prepare 12 small balls of dough and place on the lined pan, 2-3 inches apart. Press each ball of cookie dough into a circular shape, and then press down with a fork on each cookie. Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, or until golden on the edges. Remove cookies from the oven and allow to cool completely. Dip in sugar-free chocolate, if desired.
Recipe courtesy: Chef Juliano Rodrigues, Out Of The Blue

Rice Kheer

75 g raw rice
250 ml milk
100 g sugar grains
1 green cardamom for garnishing (optional)
3 almonds for garnishing (optional) 

Boil the milk in a pan. Cook the rice in a separate pan with very little water and allow it to cook till it gets soft. Add the boiled milk to the cooked rice, add sugar and stir well. Reduce the mixture till it has a thick consistency. Garnish with cardamom and sliced almonds if you desire.
Recipe courtesy: InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram

Gurudware Me Milne Wala Kada Prasad

1 cup atta (whole wheat flour)
1 cup ghee
1 cup water
1 cup sugar 

Select a good, thick kadai and put it on a low flame. Add 1 cup of ghee. Heat on low flame and now add 1 cup atta. Stir continuously till it is one shade up to light brown. Once the mixture looks the desire colour slowly add 1 cup of water and stir well to avoid lumps. Stir continuously till it becomes a brown colour. Now add 1 cup of sugar and cook till ghee separates.
Recipe courtesy: Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai