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lolz! I never thought cute name ‘chickoo’ will be called as sapodilla in English. Chikoo is cute like rabbit and sapodilla sounds like godzilla!
Anyways I prefer to call it chickoo. This fruit is rich Source of – Antioxidants, vitamins A & C, potassium, copper, iron and vitamins like folate, niacin and pantothenic acid.It is high in fibre.It is often prescribed to help reduce weakness and symptoms of pregnancy such as nausea and dizziness.Contrary to popular belief chickoo is not fattening. In fact the fruit is fat free and its rich sweetness is an excellent way to curb sweet cravings.Native to southern Mexico, Central America and the West Indies.(info from http://bewell.in). It is grown in huge quantities in India.Yes currently it is available in tons. So have an healthy and easiest dessert for once and am sure you will ask for more!

Chickoo custard pudding

Serves for 2 persons


1 bowl of chickoo (cut in uniform size)
1 bowl skimmed milk(250 ml approx)
2 tbsp honey (adjust with your taste)
11/2 tbsp custard powder( flavour can be of your choice, I used vanilla)
2 Tbsp of nuts like walnut and almonds
6 raisins
sliced dry dates


  • Take milk and pour it in non-stick vessel and put it on fire for boiling.Meanwhile, take a small cup.Take 2 tbsp of cold milk and custard powder and mix it. As soon as milk starts boiling pour the custard powder mixture in it. Keep stiring for 1 to 2 minutes.Add honey. Put off the fire. Allow it cool down and then put it in refrigerator for half an hour.
  • Now slice chickoo and put in custard milk. Use nuts, raisins and dates to garnish. serve chilled

Chickoo custard pudding