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Mango-Kiwi Parfait

>> Thursday, August 5, 2010

So, now comes the treat for the day - a parfait. And when it is summer time, I don't think there is another fruit which I adore more than mango. This heavenly dessert is also known as Fool. But I still wonder, "Why is it called a Fool?".

These days mango parfait is one of the desserts that dominates our thoughts and ruling our dining table. And to give this dessert a strong taste, I've included kiwis to it.

A layer of mango yogurt, a layer of cream, a layer of mango and kiwi cubes and finally topped with cream. Hoo..lalala!! can I've more parfait?

In the picture you won't find the perfect layers. My mistake! coz I was drooling over the creamy texture and was not very careful while preparing the layers.. But I believe it still looks Yummy!! Isn't it?


6 ounce mango low fat yogurt
2 tbsp whipped cream
1 cup chopped mango and kiwi fruit
whipped cream (for topping)


Put 2 tbsp flavoured yogurt to a parfait glass. Layer it with 1 tbsp cream. Top with chopped mango and kiwi. If you want, you can repeat the process. Serve topped with whipped cream and dried nuts.

This extremely easy dessert makes a grand finishing touch to your meal. The best part is that it's so quick to put together.

This entry goes to Cold Desserts event hosted by TorviewToronto and Kids Delight event hosted by Pari.

This recipe also goes to Zespri's Kiwi A-Go-Go Blogger's Contest.

Have you enjoyed this recipe or photos? Do follow this blog, share it with your friends and help this blog grow. This will motivate me to carry on with my passion. Hope you've enjoyed your time here and thank you for visiting me!!!


Lorraine Flett August 5, 2010 at 12:35 PM  

Reshmi, This looks beautiful. Do you know that ZESPRI is giving away two trips for 4 to New Zealand - one for bloggers, and one for consumers? Just by mentioning these contests in this posting, you will be qualified to enter... Full details at http://www.zesprikiwi.com/kiwiagogo and http://www.thegreatkiwiadventure.com

Either way... delicious!


Satya August 5, 2010 at 12:37 PM  

wow reshmi parfait looks divine ...seems very easy to prepare n u r absolutely right its a grand finishing touch to any dinner ...thanks for sharing dear


Prema August 5, 2010 at 12:47 PM  

Wow really tempting reshmi,beautifull pictures and presentation...totally fantastic.

Unknown August 5, 2010 at 1:06 PM  

That looks wonderful :)

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) August 5, 2010 at 1:31 PM  

awesome....mindblowing reshmi...waiting for ur entries for my event ...do participate...hugs

Torviewtoronto August 5, 2010 at 6:17 PM  

lovely presentation and dessert

Saju August 5, 2010 at 10:28 PM  

Great dessert Reshmi. By the way, Fool is an old English dessert comprising of crushed fruit and fresh cream, name comes from the French word foulé which means to crush.

Thanks for visiting my blog and give me the link to yours.

kitchen flavours August 6, 2010 at 3:46 AM  

This looks really fabulous. A perfect dessert! You have a really fantastic blog. Your potato pea curry and kadai vegetable looks really good. Bookmarking these! Thanks for dropping by. I'm joining you! Have a nice weekend!

Vrinda August 6, 2010 at 5:00 AM  

Thanx for visiting our blog n leading to urs..Parfait looks delish n nice shot.....

Akila August 6, 2010 at 6:09 AM  

wow... simply superb one... love it dear....

PranisKitchen August 6, 2010 at 6:56 AM  

reshmi so nice presentation..and mango is my favorite too.. the parfait looks so delicious and yumm. nice color too

nandini August 6, 2010 at 7:28 AM  

Hi Reshmi, nice of u to stop by my blog and thanks for all the nice words. Found many of my favourite recipes here, bookmarked the egg curry, methi paratha and this one. It looks divine, my boys would love this treat. Keep visitng and so will I.

Deepti Sidana August 6, 2010 at 8:31 AM  

This is heaven and hell combined in one dish....Sorry to be so blunt.It is heaven since it looks so so yummy and hell because I am on a diet.I am sure my guests will like it.

Anonymous,  August 6, 2010 at 1:10 PM  

Hi Reshmi, Thank you for linking to the bloggers' contest page; however, you need to mention the consumer sweepstakes (The Great Kiwi Adventure) and include a link to the site to be eligible to win that fabulous vacation for four to New Zealand!

The consumer's sweepstakes is at: http://www.thegreatkiwiadventure.com.

Thank you and good luck!

Unknown August 7, 2010 at 11:41 PM  

Hi, Reshmi thanks a lot for visiting my blog...pls do visit again....the lovely spread of mouthwatering dishes are just making me crazy....LOvely food photography too.....and yaaaaa...thanks for the recipe of Frappuccino..now surely i can save some extra bucks by making it at home...will be in touch with you...

Sweatha Sanjana,  August 8, 2010 at 8:43 PM  

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VineelaSiva August 9, 2010 at 7:37 PM  

Wow Reshmi thank u very much for stopping at my blog and left nice comment.The Mango parflait looks devine.happy to follow u.

Pari Vasisht August 9, 2010 at 11:14 PM  

Dear Reshmi, the parfait looks beautiful and so well presented dear. Thanks for sending it to my event.

Shabitha Karthikeyan August 10, 2010 at 10:08 AM  

Gorgeous Parfait..Love the color. Will never miss your recipes !!!

Sadhana Valentina August 13, 2010 at 5:11 PM  

That looks perfect and yummy dear...

phanitha August 17, 2010 at 12:43 AM  

wow..awesome clicks...your space is beautiful!

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