Updated: Oct 28, 2020
By: Ashlesha Pandit
Mango pie is a classic Indian dessert made from the tropical fruit mango, which is considered to be the king of fruits in India. You can either use a fresh mango or a can of mango pulp that is available at any Indian store. It has a smooth, creamy texture and the pie crust adds a crunchy, cookie-like taste. The color of the pie is an appealing orange and yellow. Preparation is hassle-free and gives a perfect amount of sweetness and delight compared to other desserts. In addition, it’s a chance to try a dessert from another culture.
1 fresh mango or 1 can of mango pulp (from Indian store)
3 packs of plain gelatin
16 ounces of sour cream
8 ounces of cream cheese
1 cup of sugar (you can also use a half cup of sugar if you prefer less sweet)
3 cups of boiling water
3 Ready-Crust Graham pie shells (from any supermarket)
1 can of whipped cream
3 slices of mango
Pour three cups of boiling water into a pot and then mix the three packs of plain gelatin into it until it fully dissolves.
Next, blend 1 cup or half a cup of sugar with the required amount of cream cheese into the mix. You can either use an electric mixer or a spoon, but make sure it blends properly.
Then, add the required amount of sour cream to the mixture.
Add a fresh mango or a can of mango pulp and make sure everything blends well.
Then, pour the mixture into the Ready-Crust pie shell one by one until they are filled to the top. You will have a total of three pies.
Then, place the pies in the refrigerator and let them sit for 2-3 hours maximum.
Once your mango pies are ready, serve with whipped cream and one mango slice on top to make it more delicious and attractive.
Ashlesha Pandit (pictured here) shared a tasty and fun mango pie recipe. Pictures
provided by Ashlesha Pandit.