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Mango Kheer

Monsoons have started knocking on our doors giving us much respite against the scorching summer heat. Petrichor clouds, freshly bathed trees and the cool breeze that follows a shower make a heady cocktail, don’t they? However, with all the romance in the air also comes the sad realisation that its time to bid adieu to another love; mango.

While a bowl of aamras is enough to put one into food coma, my kitchen has seen a fair amount of new and innovative mango recipes this year. Even with its lulling sweetness mango can be fun to play around with. This Mango Kheer combines all things sinful and tasty and the perfect way to show you care, with your food.

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Ingredients:

Fresh mango pulp (preferably Alphonso) – 1 cup

Milk (boiled and cooled) – 500 ml

Basmati rice (washed and soaked for 15 minutes) – 1 fistful

Pure ghee – 1 tablespoon

Kaju+sugar+cardamom powder – 2 tablespoons

Assorted chopped dry-fruits – 2 tablespoons

Few strands of Kesar for colour and garnish

Procedure:

1. Heat ghee in a pan and add the soaked rice to it. Sauté for some time.

2. Add milk to the rice and bring it to a boil while stirring every few minutes. Let the rice get cooked properly.

3. Collect the cream accumulated on the sides of the pan and mix it with the milk.

4. Add the kaju powder and dry-fruits. Soak kesar in warm milk for 5 minutes and add it to the milk too.

5. Turn off the flame when the milk becomes thick and creamy. This may take 15-20 minutes depending on your flame.

6. Cool the milk and then add the mango pulp to it. Mix it well and refrigerate.

7. Garnish with few kesar strands. Serve chilled.

The creamy texture of this Mango Kheer makes it truly irresistible. You can distinctly taste the rice grains, the crunch of the dry-fruits and of course feel the unparalleled bliss of eating mangoes. Trust me, a mango lover just cannot let it pass. Do give this recipe a try before the season’s over!

25 thoughts on “Mango Kheer

  1. Mango is my favourite fruit. I always try to innovate and create new delicacies with mango. I am definitely going to try your recipe. Thank you so much for sharing your amazing recipe.

  2. Mango and Kheer are both favorites and when they come together like this it is surely a treat! I have never tasted Mango Kheer. Now that I have your easy to make recipe i guess It is time to!

  3. Gosh that looks so yummy. I hope someone makes it for me one day. I love kheer and mango separately but never tasted mango kheer!!! 😍

  4. Summer and mango go hand in hand. I love Rice kheer. But never tried many in it. May be next time I should try it. The color looks very inviting.

  5. Yummy..a perfect option for hot sunny days, will surly try recipe and let you know, how I liked it. I had tried mango shree khand before but mango kheer is reaaly to me, thanks for adding a great recipe in my collection.

  6. Oh,this sounds so delicious. I am going to give this a try this weekend. Last time I tried making it and it turned into a disaster because I made a blunder and added the pulp in hot kheer. Thankfully now I have a perfect recipe.

  7. Kheer is my favorite but haven’t tried the Mango flavored yet. It looks so tempting in the pic. The recipe looks easy and doable. Will surely give it a try for kids 😊

  8. Oh wow, my mouth is watering just by reading the recipe and this pic of mango kheer making me drool even more. My son loves kheer, I am surely gonna try this mango kheer recipe for him. Thanks for sharing, Varsha.

  9. I really liked to read and know such a delightful recipe. It looks very yummy and ofcourse mango remains the king.

  10. Give me mangoesanyday anyway and I will probably love it.Mango kheer sounds delicious. A much needed sweet dish yk make in summers

  11. I have not made mango kheer till date but so enticed to try your recipe now buddy. Do you recommend any alternative of sugar in this?

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