Mango Payasam

Mango Payasam –

Mango Payasam

Mango Payasam also termed ‘Mambazha Payasam’ is one of the exquisite sweet dishes served during festive occasions like Onam and Sadhyas. Mango Payasam is a tasty dessert that can be served hot or cold. Also termed Mango Kheer, ripe mangoes are cooked with coconut milk and then the thickened mango mixture is flavored with powdered cardamom, raisins and nuts. Mangoes are healthy and nutritious and Mango Payasam will help you beat the summer heat making you stay fit and healthy. You can discover a step wise illustrated Mango Payasam dish here.
Prep Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For garnishing:


  • For preparing Mango Payasam, first cut the ripe mangoes into small cubes.
  • Boil them in a pan, using a little amount of water.
  • Put them in a mixer grinder and crush them well. Keep it aside.
  • Take the coconuts and make 1 cup of first extract, 3 cups of second extract and 3 cups of third extract.
  • Mix together sugar and specified water and bring it to a boil, until it becomes one string consistency.
  • Add to it the mango paste and the third extraction of coconut milk.
  • When the mixture becomes thick, add the second extract and stir again.
  • After a few minutes when the Mango Payasam has reached the desired consistency, add the thick coconut milk or the first extract. Remove pan from fire.
  • Garnish with powdered cardamom and raisins and cashewnuts fried in ghee.
  • Mango Payasam, a delicious dessert is ready.
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Response (2)
  1. r
    rachel mathew April 15, 2004

    umm…this is really delicious.keep it up!!!

  2. l
    lekshmykiran August 26, 2004

    very tasty dish.

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