Mango Falooda is a delicious beverage or dessert with layers of falooda sev, milk, basil seeds and fresh mango pieces and mango puree layered in a tall glass. It is a delight to eat and one of the best mango recipes. Here is how to make Mango Falooda Recipe.
What is Falooda?
Falooda is an Indian dessert made by layering various ingredients in a tall glass. Falooda was gifted to India first time by Persians. The Persians were very fond of this dessert. As various Muslim merchants of Persia traveled to India, they introduced this rich dessert to our country. But the version of Falooda that we relish today was propagated by the Mughal Empire.
With time and tide, the recipe of classic Falooda underwent various transformations however, its royal taste remained untouched. Falooda is primarily prepared using basil seeds (sabja seeds/takmaria / Falooda Seeds), milk, rose syrup, vermicelli or Falooda Sev et al and then as per different flavors, variation of ingredients is inculcated.
Just like Mango Mastani, Kulfi or Mango Shake, Mango Falooda has become my house fav now. The other day with the fresh stock of mangoes that I had recently bought, I prepared Mango Vanilla Smoothie and even Mango Falooda.
What is Mango Falooda?
Mango Falooda has to be one of the best flavors of falooda that one would ever taste. Mango and milk definitely create an awesome combination and as I had even added mango pieces and mango ice cream for making this delicious falooda, it tasted wholly more luscious.
As Falooda has many layers including that of rose syrup, basil seeds, falooda sev, milk it feels like a luxury every time one relishes this creamy dessert or beverage. You could buy squashes available in the market to experiment with the recipe or try seasonal fruits like mango, strawberry et al or even use chocolate for making falooda.
With the help of my simple recipe of Mango Falooda, I am sure you would be able to prepare a wonderful dessert and perk up parties as well as get together’s. So make this recipe this season of mangoes and impress your friends and family.
Variations of Falooda
Falooda can be made in variety of flavours including Chocolate, butterscotch, strawberry, vanilla, pineapple, kesar etc.
You can make it more royal by adding tutti frutti, custard, jelly, etc to it.
You can even mix flavours and make mixed falooda.
Change the flavour of ice cream for topping for a difference in taste.
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Mango Falooda Recipe
- 2 tbsp Sabza Seeds / Basil Seeds
- 1/4 cup Rose syrup
- 1 cup Falooda Sev
- 1 cup Mango puree
- 1 cup Milk
- 2 tsp Sugar
- 1/4 cup Mango pieces
- 4 scoop Mango Ice Cream
- Heat milk and sugar in a pan and cook until sugar is dissolved.
- Simmer the heat and cook for 3-4 minutes.
- Remove the pan from heat and let the milk cool.
- Refrigerate for a few hours.
- Soak basil seeds in enough water for 30 minutes.
- Cook falooda sev according to manufacturer’s instruction.
- Drain and keep aside.
- Take 3-4 tall glasses.
- Add a tbsp of basil seeds in each glass.
Pour 1 tsp of rose syrup.
- Top with 2-3 tbsp falooda sev.
- Add 2 tbsp of mango puree on top.
- Pour 1/4 cup milk on top.
- Repeat the process once again.
- Top the glass with mango ice cream and mango pieces.
- Garnish with mint leaves.
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