Mango Halwa Recipe : Sweet Majestic Pudding!

Everyone loves to enjoy the season of mangoes. Who would not crave to eat mangoes when they are in the market? These sweet and ripen mangoes are useful to make various kinds of sweet and a variety of dessert dishes. The Mango Halwa Recipe is one of variation which uses semolina as the binding ingredient to make this lovely mango pudding. Also it a good option when you have surplus mangoes in the season of summers.

Mango Halwa

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  • Recipe Category: Sweets
  • Cuisine: Desserts

Description: The Mango Halwa Recipe can be prepared quickly in half hour. This sweet in taste dessert is easy and simple to make. Prepare at home and enjoy.

Mango Halwa Recipe

Mango Halwa Recipe Ingredients:

  • Mangoes – 2 cups
  • Corn flour – ½ cup
  • Condensed Milk – 1 cup
  • Warm Water – 1 ½ cup
  • Semolina – 1 cup
  • Sugar – ½ cup
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp.
  • Khoya – ¼ cup
  • Cardamom Powder – ¼ tsp.
  • Saffron Strands – a pinch
  • Pistachios – ¼ cup
  • Walnuts – ¼ cup
  • Cashews – ¼ cup
  • Almonds – ¼ cup
  • Raisins – ¼ cup
  • Dates – ¼ cup

Note: You may use mangoes of any type but the best would be to go for ripening Alphonso mangoes. Nuts are used for topping so you can skip or use any of your choices.

The sprinkle of saffron strands infuses the bright color to the Halwa. The flavors of saffron strands easily merge with the flavors of mangoes. Use patanjali’s cow ghee (buy it here)

Mango Halwa Recipe Steps:


  1. Cornflour Mixture:
  • Take a corn flour in a bowl.
  • Add the water it that bowl.
  • Mix them well till it becomes the thick paste.
  1. Mango Pulp:
  • Wash and Rinse Mangoes.
  • Peel off their skin, discard it and cut in slices or small cubes.
  • In an electric juicer, blend the chopped mangoes in segments.
  • Add a pinch of sugar as per the sweetness of mangoes.
  • Blend till it becomes the smooth mango puree.

Note: You can use the blender or the grinder.


  • Take a thick bottom non-stick saucepan and heat the ghee over a medium flame.
  • Once the ghee is melted, mix the semolina and stir.
  • Wait till it changes color and the raw smell vanishes.
  • At this time it will start releasing the magnificent aroma.
  • Add into the mixture of semolina, the chopped dry fruits you have used like walnuts, almonds, cashews, pistachios, raisin and dates.
  • Now add the warm water to this mixture of semolina and dry fruits.
  • Stir well so that ingredients mix well. Then add sugar and again stir.
  • Add the milk and continuously stir till it gets absorbed by the semolina.
  • The mixture should become dry as even the water must have been evaporated or absorbed by the semolina.
  • Take care that the mixture does not stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Now add the mango pulp and the cornstarch mixture.
  • Sauté and stir well the grated mango pulp till it mixes.
  • Add milk after 5 minutes and stir the mixture continuously for another 5 minutes.
  • Reduce the milk over the low flame and let the mangos become tender and soft.
  • Stir the mixture on low flame till the bubbles start blowing.
  • While you reduce the milk, scrape the Halwa from the sides.
  • When all the milk is reduced add the cardamom powder.
  • Add khoya to this mixture and whisk well. Keeping stirring the runny mixture so that it does not get stuck to the pan.
  • Add ghee in the increase of 1/3 tbsp.
  • When you feel the mixture has turned sticky, add the pinch of saffron strands. Simmer until the milk evaporates.
  • Sprinkle some nuts, to season the mixture with flavors of nuts.

And the sweet Mango Halwa is ready for the marvelous blast of flavors!

Note: You can add roughly chopped mangoes if you want.

Do not stir the Semolina vigorously while you are adding water to the pan and once you have added water to the pan. You have stir continuously but be gentle while you do so as your Halwa can become sticky.

You can separately roast the Rava in the different pan without the ghee as well. Once the roasted Rava is cooled and has attained the room temperature, you can pour in the water and begin to stir. The reason we use the roasted semolina in ghee is because it gives highly strong flavors to the Halwa and releases the tempting aroma. It also gives the smooth and desired texture to your Halwa.

Additional Information:

  • Calories: 212 calories
  • Total Time: PT30M
  • Serves: 3
  • Date Published:

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The smooth mango puree or the mango pulp gives the Halwa an all-around makeover of magnificent bright color with the touch of sweet mango flavors. When you pour the mango pulp into the saucepan of roasted semolina, there is an enchanting aroma all over the place. The addictive and the affable organic mangoes contain the high health quotient. So if you have mango pulp in abundance and if you are wondering how to use it then this recipe of mango Halwa is your best option to go for.

If you know how to make semolina Halwa, then the mango Halwa recipe is no different. The main key here is to follow the proportion of the ingredients in the proper manner. Sometimes there can be more semolina and less mango puree which unbalances the taste. The improper gauge of the ingredients affects the smooth texture of the Halwa. But the key note here is to use more amount of mangoes than the other ingredients. High use of mango puree retains the moisture of the sweet Halwa.

If you have been love struck by the delicious taste of mangoes, then make this one today! Have the pleasure of enjoying the sweetest organic fruit with the combination of roasted Rava. Pluck the ripe mangoes or pick the one’s which has pulpy flesh with the soft texture. Gather the necessary side ingredients and get started.  With just the correct proportion of mango pulp, semolina and ghee you can make this soft melt-in-mouth Halwa in minutes at home. Serve the guest and impress them in one go.


  • The Mango Halwa Recipe needs only 30 minutes to prepare.
  • The mentioned proportion of ingredients serves 3 people, but if you want to make for many persons, then increase the quantity of each ingredient in the list.
  • It is recommended to use a heavy utensil.
  • It can be stored for at least 4 days in the refrigerator.
  • The texture of the color will vary with the measurement of ingredients.
  • You can use the pressure cooker instead of a saucepan.
  • Add sugar in the limited quantity as the mango pulp would be already sweet and would contain some amount of sugar.


You can cut the square pieces of Mango Halwa and serve the dessert in a bowl or plate. Pair this delicious sweet with the chilled Almond Mango Shake.

Garnish the gorgeous yellow colored Mango Halwa with:

  • Chopped Pistachios
  • Pomegranate Seeds
  • Chopped Cashews
  • Raisins Pieces
  • Green Grapes
  • Chopped Mangoes
  • Saffron Strands
  • Desiccated Coconut
Quick Tip:
  • If you are in hurry, then use the ¾ cup of canned mango pulp.
  • Serve it hot and it’s the mango Halwa, but if you refrigerate it before serving, then it would become mango pudding.
  • If you are health conscious, then instead of Rava, use the broken wheat for making this mango Kesari Halwa. But it would change the taste, flavors, and color of this Halwa.
  • If you prefer to have moist Halwa, then add more mango pulp.  But if you like the sticky or greasy, then pour less pulp.

This Mango Halwa Recipe can be prepared quickly in half hour. Its preparation is very much similar to the normal way of making Halwa, with the only difference of core ingredient and the addition of mango pulp in the mixture. The delicious taste of mangoes is highly addictive and you would love to take every bite of this Mango Semolina Pudding.

The juicy mangoes taste extremely sweet and release flavorful fragrance having an affable aroma. This sweet in taste dessert is easy and simple to make at any time of the day. Try to learn and make this tempting sweet and sate your sweet tooth. The basic ingredients required to try this recipe are the organic mangoes and the roasted semolina. You can make this Halwa in the pan and pressure cooker over the stove or in the microwave oven. Cooking on the stove is more time taking than making in the microwave. Also, the time would vary depending on whether you are using the electric stove or the gas stove.

This Halwa is best for all the year round but gives the great result when you make it the season on mangoes. Pluck only the fresh and ripened mangoes for making this mango pudding. When you choose the mangoes, be cautious to pick the ones which are fresh, have a nice texture with a pulpy flesh. Refrain from selecting the mangoes which are fibrous as the Halwa won’t turn out to be nice. Basically, this is the mango pudding having the taste, flavors, and texture of Mango in the form of Halwa. This is one such mango recipe which you can immediately make as soon as mangoes have arrived in the market. You just need to have mangoes, semolina, and ghee to start making this Halwa. Nothing can go wrong when the recipe has the lovely mangoes in it.

It can be interesting to the make the Apple Halwa at home.  It is also the delicious and healthy Halwa from the fresh fruit. Amongst the various other Halwa varieties which you must be interested in preparing at home, the carrot Halwa is the most popular. The various other types of Halwa are Custard Powder Halwa, Beetroot Halwa, Badam Halwa, Kasi Halwa, Halwa, Kaddu Ka Halwa, Karachi Halwa, Lauki Ka Halwa and much such more. They are all prepared in a similar manner with the only difference of few ingredients.

It’s no surprise, then mango is the favorite fruit of Indian and majority of the population love to eat mangoes may it be in the raw form or in some different variety. It’s a complete joy to have the fresh mangoes whole as a fruit by itself but it’s an experience in itself to try eating in various forms. Though there are versatile ways to cook mangoes and make dishes but the best way to enjoy this fruit is to consume it ripe and fresh in the form of fruit. Especially when it’s the summer season, we prefer to have mango dishes. Amongst the various mango recipes, the Mango Halwa is quickest and easiest to make. The creamy and rich mango cream is one the mango items which you can make as the base for various other dessert dishes. One of the wonderful desserts from the mangoes can be eggless mango cake which can also be eaten in the breakfast with the mango juice.

Beginners in the world of cooking who are learning to bake can make Eggless Mango Cake easily. For those who are budding chefs and want to try their hand in sweets can consider preparing Mango Passion Fruit, Aamras, Mango Shrikhand or Mango Phirni in the first trial. When you are in hurry and want to make something which gets prepared in a jiffy, then you can learn how to make mango Panna cotta,  mango Lassi or mango Mastani. The chillers like Mango Kulfi and Mango Ice-Cream are a bit time-taking and also needs a little of expertise. The other sweet dishes which you can make from mangoes are Mango Papad, Mango Cheesecake, Mango Jelly or Mango Popsicle. Whereas it’s super easy to make Mango rice or the Mango Pulao from the raw mangoes. It is one of the mouthwatering dishes which you can pair with the spicy mango pickle. Try to tweak the traditional sweetness of the mangoes and make spicy mango salsa or tangy the mango chutney.

Make all the different varieties at home and have the pleasure of eating this sweet ripened mangoes. Prepare for your guest or for the party and please everyone with your cooking skills!