Mango Mawa Barfi

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 30
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 - alphonso mangoes
  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • 200 g - mawa
  • 15 to 20 strands - saffron (soaked in2 tbsp hot milk for 15 minutes)
  • 10 to 12 - green cardamoms (peeled and powdered)
  • 4 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - ghee (for greasing the thali)
  • Almond and pistachio slices (to garnish)

How to Make Mango Mawa Barfi

  • Peel the mangoes and squeeze out the pulp. Strain the pulp.
  • Mix mawa and the mango pulp.
  • Put the mixture in a heavy bottomed vessel and cook on a medium flame, stirring continuously.
  • Once the mixture begins to thicken add ghee gradually and continue stirring.
  • When the ghee separates remove from gas and keep aside.
  • Dissolve the sugar in 1 cup water and cook to make a thick syrup.
  • Add the mango mixture to the sugar syrup and mix well.
  • Continue stirring on a low flame till the mango mixture thickens sufficiently.
  • Add the saffron and cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Remove from gas. Grease a thali and pour the contents into it.
  • Evenly sprinkle almond and pistachio slices on it. Cool to set.
  • Once the barfi sets cut into pieces and serve.