Mango Sheera

Sheera as it is called in parts of Tulunadu, is a sweet dish made from semolina. Various variants are made by adding pinapples, banana, etc. It is the season for mangoes so I decided to make Mango Sheera. This variant is sure to be enjoyed by everyone.

Mango Sheera

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: rawa, semolina, ghee, mango
Author: Bhagya Suvarna

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Semolina (Rawa)
  • 1 cup Mango pieces (Ripe)
  • 1 cup Jaggery grated
  • 7-8 nos Cardamom (powdered)
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 2 cups Milk (warm)
  • 1 cup Water (Warm)
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 20 nos Raisins
  • 10-12 nos zcashew nuts
  • 5-6 strands Safforn (Optional)

Instructions

  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottom kadai. Add semolina and fry on a meduim heat until light brown in colour.
  • Add in the saffron and mix well
  • Next add in the pinch of salt, cashew nuts and raisins. Roast it till it gets slightly brown in colour.
  • Now add in the chopped mangoes, mix well and continue cooking till the mangoes pieces are soft and some slightly mushy.
  • Now gradually start adding the warm milk and water and keep stirring at the same time on a low flame till all the liquid is absorbed.
  • Now add in the powdered jaggery and mix well. As the jaggery melts it will become liquidy again.
  • Add in the cardamom powder and keep stirring and cooking till it gets dry and starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  • Turn off the flame and the mango sheera is ready to serve.

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