Mango Sheera, Aam ka Sheera or Amba Sheera

Mango Sheera | Amba Sheera

As I write this recipe for Mango Sheera, I am smiling. Till recently, Sheera was very sacred and the only versions I would accept are plain Sheera, Rava Kesari and Sapata or Banana Sheera as made for Satyanarayana Pooja. However, having started this blog I am exploring other variations like Apple Cinnamon Sheera, Coconut Sheera with Candied Lemon Peel, and Pineapple Kesari. 🙂

Yesterday, I was making Eggless Mango Cheesecake and I had some Mango Pulp left over. I decided on the spot to experiment and make some Mango Sheera. It turned out to be quite delicious and quite a hit with Mango-crazy family.

Mango Sheera or Semolina Pudding with Ripe Mango

Also try my Coconut Sheera with Candied Lemon Peel and Apple Cinnamon Sheera.

How to Make Mango Sheera or Amba Sheera

Mango Sheera or Aam ka Suji Halwa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Mango Sheera  is essentially Suji ka Halwa flavoured with Mango Pulp. I love it because it combines two elements I love; Mango and Sheera

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Aruna
  • 3/4 Cup Rava or Semolina
  • 3/4 Cup Mango Pulp
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1/3 cup Ghee
  • 10 to 12 Cashew Nuts
  • 6 to 8 Saffron Yellow Food Colour
Preparing the Sugar Syrup
  1. Boil the water.
  2. Add the sugar to it.
  3. Simmer till the sugar melts.
  4. Turn off the heat.
  5. Add the saffron yellow food colour.
  6. Set aside.
Method to Make Mango Sheera or Aam ka Suji Halwa
  1. In a kadai or a heavy-bottomed vessel, heat the ghee.
  2. Split the cashew pieces and add to the ghee.
  3. Fry till light brown.
  4. Add the rava and stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Turn the heat to low.
  6. Add the hot sugar water.
  7. Mix well to ensure there are no lumps.
  8. Turn the heat up to medium.
  9. Cook till the water is absorbed.
  10. Add the Mango Pulp.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Serve warm.


Mango Sheera or Aam ka Suji Halwa


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  2. yumm. Manago sheera sounds delicious. I try (note the point) to make sheera’s on thrusday for neivediyam. Adding to my book marks. between whenz the mango cheese cake coming up? I tried too..

    1. I will post it this week. First try was fantastic in taste but did not set well. Second try much better. Agar agar is very tricky to work with. 🙂

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