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Frozen Mango Yogurt

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This 4-ingredient Frozen Mango Yogurt is so deliciously creamy, smooth, tangy, sweet, luscious, and is everything you want on a scorching summer day. 

female holding a dessert glass with frozen mango yogurt

It takes only 5 minutes to make, has only four ingredients, and requires no ice-cream maker! This absolutely no-cook frozen mango recipe is a great healthy dessert for summer parties or get-togethers. 

The best part about this frozen mango yogurt is that NO ICE CREAM MACHINE IS NEEDED for this. Just throw all the ingredients into a food processor/blender, blend until smooth and freeze. Stir after 2 hours and freeze again. Done! 

Can a delightful dessert get any simpler than this?

This page has all the tips and variations to help you make your best delicious frozen mango yogurt which tastes the same as your favourite store-bought frozen yogurt. 

When life gives you frozen mangoes, what do you do? I usually end up making frozen yogurt, mango lassi, or a smoothie. This is because I love frozen yogurts, I love anything mangoes, and eating a scoop of frozen yogurt is way nutritious and healthier than eating an Ice Cream. 

frozen mango yogurt topped with blueberries

Another wonderful thing about frozen mango yogurt recipe is that you can make it throughout the year. 

What I normally do is that when mangoes are in season, I buy them in bulk. And then I freeze lots and lots of packets of mangoes so that I can relish this summer beauty all year round. I use them in my smoothies, yogurt, lassi, and many other mango dishes. This way any season can be a mango season. :)

This gorgeous Frozen Mango Yogurt or Mango Yogurt Ice Cream uses simple ingredients like frozen mangoes, some thick yogurt (Turkish, Greek, or even strained), some sweetener, some flavorings.

An awesome advantage of this recipe is that you can serve it right after 2 hours of freezing, if you are into soft serving. It tastes fantastic that way too. I like my yogurt in scoopable ice cream like consistency, so I generally go a step further and freeze for the next 4-6 hours.

frozen mango yogurt scoops served in a dessert glass

This no machine frozen mango yogurt:

✓ is a great way to relish mangoes.

✓ tastes like ice cream.

✓ is healthy and delicious.

✓ simple and easy to make.

✓ is made without an ice cream maker.

✓ can be made all year long.

✓ is gluten-free, and can be made into vegan too.

✓ is a delight for frozen yogurt or froyo lovers.

How To Make Frozen Mango Yogurt?

Making Frozen Mango Yogurt is very easy and quick. You only need a couple of basic ingredients and a blender or food processor. And you are all set to make this delish and healthy summer dessert. BTW, my little one just thinks that this is ice cream, and she eats it that way. :)

This is how you can make Frozen Mango Yogurt in simple 5 steps:

Step 1: Add mangoes, thick yogurt, flavoring (cardamom, vanilla, or mango), and sweetener to a blender jar.

Step 2: Blend until smooth and creamy. At this point, you can also add some yellow food color and blend again.

Step 3: Transfer to a freezer-safe container/pan. Cover with cling wrap and freeze.

Step 4: Unwrap, and stir with a fork or a wired whisk. Blend again and freeze for 4-6 hours.

Step 5: Let it sit at room temperature for 15-20 minutes and then scoop. Done!

Check out the detailed recipe on this page in the recipe box.

overhead closeup shot of frozen mango yogurt served in a dessert bowl

What are the ingredients used in the frozen mango yogurt recipe?

This frozen mango yogurt recipe is made with very simple 4 ingredients + 1 optional ingredient. These ingredients are:

  1. Frozen mango chunks.

  2. Sweetener ( sugar, honey, or agave nectar).

  3. Chilled full cream yogurt (Turkish / Greek or Strained).

  4. Cardamom powder (or vanilla extract).

  5. Optional ingredient - a few drops of yellow food coloring, add only if your mangoes are not so bright yellow in color.

So, the next time you desire for something refreshingly sweet to cool off from the summer heat, grab these simple 4 ingredients and make yourself some awesomely exquisite Mango Frozen Yogurt.

overhead closeup shot of frozen mango yogurt

What is the best sweetener for frozen mango yogurt?

I used sugar to it, but you can really use any type of sweetener you like. You can even skip adding any sweetener if you don’t have a sweet tooth or your mangoes are too sweet. 

Some sweetener options for frozen mango yogurt are:

  • Sugar (granulated, brown, powdered, palm, coconut, all would work)
  • Honey
  • Maple syrup
  • Agave nectar
  • Sucralose sweetener

Feel free to choose any of the above options.

female holding a spoon frozen with mango yogurt

What type of yogurt is best for frozen mango yogurt?

For this recipe, you can really go with any type of plain yogurt with no added flavor. Full cream or low fat is totally up to you. I love creamy frozen yogurt so I generally use full-fat yogurt because it is lower in water content and higher fat content.

Below are some types of yogurt I like to use in my frozen yogurts:

  • Greek-style yogurt.
  • Turkish style of yogurt.
  • Strained yogurt.

How to make dairy-free or vegan frozen mango yogurt?

Making this dessert dairy-free is really simple. You just need to swap regular yogurt with coconut yogurt. And replace honey with agave nectar or maple syrup.

How to freeze mangoes?

Freezing mangoes are fairly simple. All you need to do is peel and chopping.

This is how I freeze my mangoes:

  1. Peel and chop mangoes in bite-sized chunks. 

  2. Lay a parchment paper on a baking pan freezer-safe tray. 

  3. Arrange the chopped mangoes on the lined tray in a single layer. Make sure that the mango pieces are not touching.

  4. Freeze for 4 hours.

  5. Transfer frozen mangoes to a ziplock bag or freezer-safe container. 

  6. Freeze them and use whenever a recipe calls for frozen mangoes.

man holding frozen mango yogurt glass

Some important tips and variations to make your best frozen mango yogurt each time:

  1. If you want some nutty texture in your frozen yogurt, then you can also add some chopped pistachios or almonds to the mixture before freezing. 

  2. To make it more tropical, you can also add some mango chunks to the mango yogurt mixture before setting it.

  3. To freeze the leftovers again, stir the mixture and cover with a cling wrap. Freeze and eat whenever your heart craves for some chilled mango treat. 

  4. Non-fat or low-fat yogurt can also be used for this recipe, but then it would be a bit icy, and won’t come out so creamy. 

  5. To make it vegan, use coconut or cashew yogurt for this frozen mango recipe. Also, use maple syrup or agave for sweetening.

  6. To add some nice tang, you can also add lemon or lime zest and juice to this frozen mango yogurt recipe.

  7. Flavoring of cardamom enhances the taste and the aroma of this frozen yogurt but using it is completely optional. So feel free to omit or replace it with other flavorings.

  8. Some crushed saffron strands can also be added to the yogurt mixture.

  9. The frozen yogurt will stay fresh in the freezer for up to 1 month.

  10. You can add 1 frozen banana for a more creamy texture of this mango frozen yogurt. If you are adding bananas, then you can also reduce the amount of sweetener. It’s because the banana also boosts the natural sweetness. 

  11. You can also add homemade sweetened condensed milk for a creamy and rich texture of this frozen mango yogurt. Use coconut condensed milk if making a vegan version of this recipe.

  12. Instead of frozen mangoes, you can also use mango puree. But in that case, you should take away the moisture from your mango puree by cooking it for about 10 minutes on medium-low heat. 

I hope you will like this recipe. If you try this frozen mango yogurt recipe, then tag me on Facebook or Instagram! I would love to see your photos. :)

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Frozen Mango Yogurt [Recipe]

This 4 ingredient Frozen Mango Yogurt is so deliciously creamy, smooth, tangy, sweet, luscious, and is everything you want on a summer day.
★★★★✰
(Rating: 5 from 2 reviews)

Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
06 hours 5 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Dessert/Snack International 8
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
44 calories 1 scoop

INGREDIENTS

For Frozen Mango Yogurt //
  • 2 cups frozen mango chunks
  • 1/4 cup sugar, or as per taste (you can also use honey or agave nectar)
  • 2 cups chilled full cream Turkish / Greek or Strained yogurt (matha or chakka)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder (you can also add vanilla extract)
  • A few drops of yellow food coloring, (optional), I only added because my mangoes were not bright yellow

INSTRUCTIONS:

How To Make Frozen Mango Yogurt //
  1. Add frozen mangoes, yogurt, cardamom powder, and sugar to a food processor or a blending jar.
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  2. Process or blend until smooth and creamy. You can also stop and scrape if it is hard to blend.
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  3. Once the mixture is until light and fluffy, turn off the blender.
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  4. Add yellow food color and blend for 1 minute or until combined.
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  5. Using a spatula, transfer the mixture into a freezer-safe container or pan.
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  6. Cover the pan with a cling wrap and freeze for 2 hours.
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  7. After 2 hours, remove the pan from the freezer.
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  8. Use a fork or spatula to stir the frozen edges into the still-soft center.
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  9. Whisk to mix everything well together until smooth or simply blend everything
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  10. using a hand blender.
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  11. Cover the pan with cling wrap again, and freeze for 4-6 hours, if you want firm and scoopable consistency of yogurt. Freeze only for 2 hours if you want soft serve texture of yogurt.
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  12. When the mixture is frozen and hard, take it out from the freezer and let it sit at the kitchen counter for 15-20 minutes before scooping, to allow it to soften.
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  13. Scoop out into dishes or onto cones with an ice cream scoop and enjoy!
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NOTES:

  1. If you want some nutty texture in your frozen yogurt, then you can also add some chopped pistachios or almonds to the mixture before freezing.
  2. To make it more tropical, you can also add some mango chunks to the mango yogurt mixture before setting it.
  3. To freeze the leftovers again, stir the mixture and cover with a cling wrap. Freeze and eat whenever your heart craves for some chilled mango treat.
  4. Non-fat or low-fat yogurt can also be used for this recipe, but then it would be a bit icy, and wont come out so creamy.
  5. To make it vegan, use coconut or cashew yogurt for this frozen mango recipe. Also, use maple syrup or agave for sweetening.
  6. To add some nice tang, you can also add lemon or lime zest and juice to this frozen mango yogurt recipe.
  7. Flavoring of cardamom enhances the taste and the aroma of this frozen yogurt but using it completely optional. So feel free to omit or replace it with other flavorings.
  8. Some crushed saffron strands can also be added to the yogurt mixture.
  9. The frozen yogurt will stay fresh in the freezer for up to 1 month.
  10. You can add 1 frozen banana for a more creamy texture of this mango frozen yogurt. If adding bananas, then you can also reduce the amount of sweetener, because the banana also boosts the natural sweetness.
  11. You can also add sweetened condensed milk for a creamy and rich texture of this frozen mango yogurt. Use coconut condensed milk if making a vegan version of this recipe.

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