How to make Lychees Stuffed With Kesari Mava -

Lychees stuffed with saffron flavoured mava and served with caramel butter sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Lychees (लिच्ची ), Saffron

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

यह रेसिपी हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए Click Here

Lychees Stuffed With Kesari Mava

Lychees Stuffed With Kesari Mava Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lychees Stuffed With Kesari Mava Recipe

  • Lychees 16

  • Saffron a pinch

  • Khoya/mawa 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 5 tablespoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Pistachios chopped 1/4 cup


Step 1

Mix together khoya, saffron, 2 tbsps sugar in a non stick kadai and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Transfer into a bowl and keep aside to cool for some time.

Step 3

In another non stick pan cook together the remaining sugar and a little water till the sugar caramelizes.

Step 4

Add butter and cooking cream and remove from heat.Stuff the lychees with the khoya mixture and refrigerate.

Step 5

For serving, pour caramel butter sauce into one bowl and put pistachios in another bowl and place them in a serving plate.

Step 6

Arrange stuffed lychees in the same serving plate and serve.

website of the year 2013
website of the year 2014
website of the year 2016
MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.