How to make Mango Kesari - SK Khazana -

Ripe mangoes give the shira a lovely colour, a wonderful flavour and a delectable taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ripe lal baug mangoes, Semolina

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Mango Kesari - SK Khazana

Mango Kesari - SK Khazana 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Mango Kesari - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Ripe lal baug mangoes peeled cut into small cubes 3 medium

  • Semolina 1 cup

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts halved 8-10

  • Raisins 10-12

  • saffron strands 10-12

  • Sugar 1/3 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Almonds slivered for garnish

  • Pistachios slivered for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai, add semolina, cashewnuts and raisins, mix and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add saffron and mix well and sauté till semolina turns golden brown.

Step 3

Add mango pieces mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add 1½ cups hot water and stir continuously to avoid any lumps. Cover and cook till the moisture evaporates.

Step 4

Add sugar and mix well, cook for 5-10 minutes or till the sugar dissolves completely.

Step 5

Add green cardamom powder and mix well. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with slivered almonds, slivered pistachios and saffron and serve warm.

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