Mango Panna Cotta Recipe : Decadent of Sweet Mangoes!

Designated a “King of Fruits” – Mango has various desserts on its name. The classic amongst all the mango desserts is the creamy Mango Panna Cotta. It is an Italian Dessert pairing fresh ripe mangoes with the low fat milk and heavy whipped cream. Searching for the Mango Panna Cotta Recipe to make at home? Here’s an easy explanation of preparing this elegant dessert at home with ease.

Mango Panna Cotta

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  • Recipe Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description: The taste of tropical mangoes is sharp to make anyone stumble for its one bite. The intense creamy and smooth texture of Mango Panna Cotta looks extraordinarily exquisite. The key part is to get the perfect finish appearance having velvety soft texture.

Mango Panna Cotta Recipe

Mango Panna Cotta Recipe Ingredients:

  • Ripe Alphonso Mangoes – 2 cups
  • Mango Puree –  ½ cup
  • Fresh White Heavy Cream – 1 ½ cups
  • Fat Milk – 1 cup
  • Agar agar Strands – ½ tsp.
  • Warm Water – 1 cup
  • Vanilla Essence – ½ tsp.
  • Cardamom Powder – ¼ tsp.
  • Lime Juice – 1 tsp.
  • Sugar – as per taste

Note: Use 40% low fat cream. You may also use agar agar powder or gelatin. If the mangoes are not fresh, you mango pulp.

Mango Panna Cotta Recipe Steps:


  • Make Mango Puree: Rinse, Peel and Chop the mangoes. Add the chopped mangoes in a blender and make a smooth puree. Transfer the puree in a bowl and keep aside.
  • Soak the agar agar stands in the water: Chop the agar agar strands in the small pieces and soak them in water for 15 minutes.
  • Make Cream Mixture: In a saucepan, mix the cream, milk and a pinch of sugar. Whisk and stir continually. Let the mixture come to a boiling point. Stir till the sugar dissolves.
  • Make Agar Agar Solution: Keep the agar agar and the water solution on the stove. Stir till the strands are completely dissolved.

Note: Turn off the flame when the mixtures have reached their boiling. Chop the strands into tiny pieces with scissors.


  • In a small vessel, add the mango puree, sugar and cardamom powder. Stir and simmer well. Squeeze the lemons or add the lime juice.
  • Grease the bowl and add the mango mixture. Wrap the bowl and refrigerate it.
  • Mix the cream-milk-sugar mixture with the agar agar solution. Stir and whisk well.
  • Wait till the mixture becomes less hot. This is called as Panna Cotta.
  • Add mango puree and the vanilla essence at this stage.
  • Again mix well the ingredients.
  • Pour in a serving bowl and cover the lid or wrap with a plastic foil.
  • When the mixture becomes warm, keep it in the refrigerator to cool for 5 hours.

And the chilled Mango Panna Cotta is ready to have a sip.

Note: Take the precaution that when you mix the two mixtures, they should be hot.

Additional Information:

  • Calories: 268 calories
  • Total Time: PT30M
  • Serves: 4
  • Date Published:

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The tropical treat of ripe and pulpy mangoes blends beautifully with soft and creamy Panna Cotta. The pulpy mangoes when mixed with milk gives an ecstasy to all the dessert lovers. The stunning and luscious looking dessert is light to have even after having saturation for meal.

It is a dessert which can be made in advance when you have party or an occasion coming up. Dubious about the preparation for the lovely mango pudding? Go the through the detailed description and decipher its way of making.

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  • The Mango Panna Cotta Recipe requires 30 minutes to cook.
  • If Agar Agar solution becomes cool, then add some hot water and stir the mixture on high flame.
  • If the cream mixture becomes cool, then heat it again over low flame.
  • Reduce the amount of sugar if you are using the Mango Pulp.


Serve the chilled Mango Panna Cotta in a shallow dessert bowl, ramekins, or short glasses. You may spoon over some salsa sauce to increment its richness. Garnish it with –

  • Chopped Mangoes Cubes
  • Mint Leaves

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