Amba Sandana or Mango Idli

Amarendra Mulye
Amarendra Mulye|
Last updated on Jan 9th
Another Konkan speciality that is served as a dessert and as a snack
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time2Hours
  • Serves8people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tblsp ghee
  • 2 cups sooji or semolina
  • 2 cups mango pulp
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tblsp chironji or charoli seeds
  • additional ghee for greasing idli moulds

Recipe Preparation

  1. Heat the ghee in a wok and add the semolina or sooji to it. Roast till slightly brown almost 8 minutes and fragrant. Remove from the heat
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the mango pulp, sugar, salt and yogurt and add all the semolina to it. Mix well and keep aside for two hours
  3. When you are ready, mix in milk just enough to make a thick yet pourable batter. Grease the moulds with ghee and pour the batter into it.
  4. Dot the batter with the chironji seeds. Steam for 20 mintures or until a skewer comes out clean
  5. Serve with ghee
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