How to make tasty basundi

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Mango sheera, Mango kesari, summer treats

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It’s the season of mangoes, time to indulge and try recipes with it. Sheera or rawa kesari is often made in all homes. Do give a try with mango, it’s tasty. Mango Sheera is soft and smooth pudding like sweet delicacy made with mango pulp and semolina.

One can also make it using pineapple and banana.

This is vegan recipe.

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mango sheera

My other mango recipes are here

 

mango and coconut burfi, virgin mango mojito, mango parfait

Instant mango pickle recipe was a big hit last time.

Let’s get to the recipe of Mango Sheera

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup semolina (bombay rawa)
  • 1 cup mango pulp (2 medium mangoes)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • a few strands saffron
  • 4 cardamom powdered

Method:

  1. Extract the pulp of mango and whisk it.
  2. Take a spoon of ghee and roast the semolina along with dry fruits. It should be light brown in colour and give a good aroma. Remove the roasted semolina and put it aside.
  3. Put water along with sugar and saffron strands and put it to boil. Once the water boils, put the mango pulp and give a stir.
  4. Now, add the roasted semolina slowly. Keep stirring in between, lest lumps are formed.
  5. Let cook for sometime. The consistency should be thick.
  6. Finally, add cardamom powder to it.
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Mango sheera, mango kesari

Mango sheera is a sweet delicacy made of semolina and mango pulp. It is tasty and makes a good choice for breakfast or lunch.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup semolina (bombay rawa)
  • 1 cup mango pulp 2 medium sized mangoes
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 8 cashew broken into pieces
  • 4 cardamom powdered
  • few strands saffron
  • 1 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Extract the mango pulp and whisk it.

  2. Take a spoon of ghee in a pan, add semolina and cashew pieces to it. Roast it gently for three to four minutes. It should be light brown in colour and give a good aroma. Put it aside.

  3. In the same pan, add water, sugar, ghee and saffron strands. Put it to boil. Once it boils, add mango pulp and give a stir. Now, add the roasted semolina to it. Keep stirring in between, lest lumps are formed.

  4. Let cook for sometime. The consistency should be thick. 

  5. Finally, add cardamom powder and mix it well. Mango sheera is ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

  • You can use other dry fruits.
  • Oil should not be used, it imparts a different flavour and smell.
  • Mangoes should be ripe and non fibrous. 
  • Use fresh mango pulp.

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zebra cake Zebra Cake  How to make zebra cake zebra cake10December is the month of holidays and celebrations. I love everything about this month, splendid weather, good food and many holidays. It’s been sometime I have put any cake recipe on the blog. On the occasion of Christmas, I present to you a splendid “Zebra Cake“. It is soft, supple and delicious.

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Moongdal payasam, mangalore style

Moongdal payasam is a tasty sweet which has a cooling effect on the body. Thus, with summer at its peak, you can enjoy this delicacy. Moreover, with Ugadi round the corner, it may be in the wish list.

Each  state have adapted their own method of cooking. The North  Karnataka  recipe I had written long time back. You can check it here.Today, I am presenting to you Mangalorean style or Udupi style ( South Canara) style of this payasam.

Coconut milk is used here. I have grinded cashews with a little coconut and mixed it.  Thus it is both vegan and gluten free food.

With Ugadi approaching, I am planning to write a few good posts and finally make a collection of recipes too from bloggers for you. Please do keep watching this space.

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moongdal payasa

Moongdal payasam, mangalore style
Recipe Type: Sweets
Cuisine: Udupi
Author: Jayashree
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 4
A tasty and cool dish to beat the heat
Ingredients
  • Moongdal 1cup
  • ghee 2tsp
  • coconut milk 2 cup
  • jaggery 1cup
  • grated coconut 1tbsp
  • cashew 6
  • cardamom 4
Instructions
  1. Wash the moongdal and keep it aside. Take a thick bottom pan,add the ghee and roast the moong dal. Add water and cook it. Alternately, you can put it in the pressure cooker at this stage.
  2. But, this does not require much time, so I prefer to cook by the direct method. Once it is cooked, add the coconut milk and stir well. Add the jaggery. Grind the coconut with cashew and cardamom. Add this to it. Boil for a minute. Remove from fire. Moongdal payasam is ready
Notes
You can avoid adding the extra coconut. Cashews can be garnished over also.

 

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moongdal payasa

Ingredients :

Moongdal 1cup
ghee 2tsp
coconut milk 2 cup
jaggery 1cup
grated coconut 1tbsp
cashew 6
cardamom 4
Method :
Wash the moongdal and keep it aside. Take a thick bottom pan,add the ghee and roast the moong dal. Add water and cook it. Alternately, you can put it in the pressure cooker at this stage.
But, this does not require much time, so I prefer to cook by the direct method. Once it is cooked, add the coconut milk and stir well. Add the jaggery. Grind the coconut with cashew and cardamom. Add this to it. Boil for a minute. Remove from fire. Moongdal payasam is ready.
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