Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

A crea…..my delight !!!

Panna Cotta is an Italian delicacy which is super easy to make with very few ingredients. With a prep. time of just about 10 mins. and a setting time of few hours, the Panna Cotta will be ready to serve. It is definitely one of my favourites mainly due to the ease with which it could be made without compromising on the taste.

So here is an easy recipe for the Coconut Milk Panna Cotta that goes beautifully with the Cherries. –

 

Panna Cotta Recipe

Prep time: 10 mins.; Cooking time: 5 mins.

Ingredients:

  • Coconut milk – 300 ml.*
  • Fresh Cream – 200 ml.*
  • Sugar – 100 gms
  • Hot water – 60 ml.
  • Gelatine – 1 tbsp.
  • Vanilla essence – Few drops

 

Method:

  • Take Coconut Milk in a sauce pan and add sugar to it.
  • Add Fresh Cream to this and heat up the solution.
  • Whisk the mixture well till all the sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from the heat and keep aside.
  • Take hot water in a bowl and add gelatine to this.
  • Stir to dissolve all the gelatine granules.
  • Add the gelatine solution and vanilla essence to the sauce pan and stir well with the coconut milk-cream mix.
  • Sieve this solution and pour into ramekins.
  • Freeze till it sets well.
  • Serve with fresh cherry reduction.

Note: 

  • I have used Maggi Coconut milk powder and Amul Fresh Cream.
  • Do not boil the coconut milk-cream solution as this can split.
  • Agar-Agar could be used in palace of gelatine.

 

Cherry Sauce Recipe

Cooking time: 10 mins.

Ingredients:

  • Cherry – 100 gms
  • Sugar – 2 tsp.
  • Cornflour – 1 tsp.
  • Water – 1 tbsp.

 

Method:

  • Take the Cherries in a pan.
  • Mix Cornflour in 1 tbsp. water.
  • Add Sugar and cornflour solution to the Cherries.
  • Cover the pan and start simmering.
  • Add more water if needed.
  • Simmer till the cherries are cooked through.
  • Take the pan off the heat.
  • Use immediately as a dressing or store in an airtight container.

Note: 

  • Use fresh cherries for the reduction.
  • Try making this Panna Cotta only when you can get any berries or citrusy elements to go with it.

 

Recipe Steps:

Panna Cotta Recipe

1. Take Coconut Milk in a sauce pan, add Cream and Sugar to it. Heat up this solution and stir till the sugar dissolves completely.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

2.  Dissolve Gelatine in hot water.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

3.  Add Gelatine and Vanilla essence to the Coconut Milk-Cream solution and mix well.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

4.  Sieve and pour into Ramekins. Freeze for a couple of hours or till set.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

 

Cherry Sauce Recipe

1. Take the Cherries in a pan.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

2.  Mix cornflour in 1tbsp. water.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

3.  Add sugar and cornflour solution to the cherries.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

4.  Cover the pan and simmer till the cherries are cooked through. Add more water if needed.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

5.  Take off the heat once cooked. Use immediately as a dressing or store in an airtight container.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

6.  Serve the Coconut Milk Panna Cotta with the Saucy Cherries.

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta n Cherry reduction

 

 

 

 

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