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Bindiya Sharma
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Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
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This recipe makes its way into the home of every Gujrati particularly during the hot summer months and when mangoes are plenty... a kind of a cooling mango dip the sweetness can be adjusted as per your taste, the end result quite depends on the variety of mango used but go ahead and use any mango in season, the king of fruits makes it sooo delicious!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Blending

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 500g mangoes or 3-4 large mangoes(alphonso is the preferred choice but you can use any that you have on hand)
  2. 4 tablespoons powdered sugar/jaggery (can be adjusted according to sweetness of mango and individual taste)
  3. 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  4. A pinch of saffron soaked in milk


  1. Wash and peel the mangoes and roughly chop them into small pieces.
  2. Blend the mango pieces in a blender and add the cardamom powder and sugar, taste and adjust the sweetness.
  3. Add the soaked saffron strands and blend till smooth and creamy, thin down with some milk/water if u find it too thick.
  4. Spoon into glass serving bowls and chill well. You can garnish with some golden fried nuts for added crunchiness, some more diced fresh mangoes or even a sprig of mint.
  5. Aamras is delicious on its own but tastes heavenly with pooris

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Gita Chhabra
Gita Chhabra   Mar-17-2016

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