Mango Mastani is a popular Indian dessert drink that originated in Pune in the western state of Maharashtra. It is a thick and creamy milkshake-like beverage made with mango pulp, milk, sugar, and ice cream and flavoured with cardamom and saffron if desired.
The drink is traditionally served in a tall glass and topped with chopped nuts, dried fruits, and a scoop of ice cream. The name “Mastani” is believed to have been inspired by Peshwa Baji Rao I’s wife, Mastani, known for her beauty and elegance.
With various delicious mangoes available this summer, this rich and indulgent Mango Mastani drink is a must-make recipe in your kitchen. It takes 10 minutes to prepare and keeps your stomach and heart full for a long time.
About Mango Mastani
It is Mango Season, and I can’t stop being excited about it. This summer, my weekend shopping doesn’t end without a box of Alphonso Mangoes. , my daughter insisted that we do some recipes immediately. So, we quickly put together this simple Mango Mastani recipe, which we later relished.
If you are a mango lover like me, then I am sure you enjoy trying refreshing mango recipes during summer. I was a big fan of Mango Lassi until I came across this beautiful and delicious Mango Mastani. I tasted this decadent dessert at a friend’s place and fell in love with it.
This rich and creamy drink is a simple mango milkshake topped with ice cream, nuts and mango pieces. It is perfect for the summer season and very simple to prepare. Mango Mastani resembles a Falooda but is much easier to make. The intense mango flavour of this drink is sure to tempt anyone!
Mango Mastani is a refreshing and satisfying dessert that is especially popular during the summer months when mangoes are in season. It is often served as a special treat during festivals and celebrations and is enjoyed by people of all ages.
Ingredients needed to make Mango Mastani Ice Cream
Mango: I prefer using fresh, ripe and sweet Indian Mangoes for this recipe. However, you can use any other Mango variety that you get in your country or even sweetened canned mango pulp.
Milk: For a rich and creamy drink, I suggest using full-fat milk.
Ice Cream: Though this is optional, I love adding a scoop of ice cream to the drink while blending. It gives a lovely texture to the Mango Mastani and tastes wonderful.
I have used Vanilla Ice Cream in this recipe. You can use Mango Ice Cream too.
Nuts, Tutti Frutti, Glazed Cherries, Mango Pieces and more Ice Cream for topping – Customize them according to your preference.
How to make Mango Mastani Drink
The best part about this recipe is that no cooking is involved here. All you need is a blender. Anybody can put this together in no time.
Add the mango pieces, milk and ice cream into the blender. Blend until it becomes thick and smooth.
Pour the drink into your serving glasses. Add another scoop of ice cream on top. Further, top it with nuts, tutti frutti, and cut mango pieces. Serve cold.
How to Serve Mango Mastani Ice Cream
To serve, Mango Mastani is poured into a tall glass and topped with chopped nuts, dried fruits, and a scoop of vanilla or mango ice cream. Some variations of the drink may also include additional ingredients such as rose syrup, strawberry crush, or chocolate sauce.
Tips and Suggestions
You can make this recipe Vegan using Vegan Ice Cream and Dairy Free Milk.
Use chilled Mango and Milk to get a thick and cold mango milkshake.
Since my mangoes were sweet and I added ice cream, I skipped adding sugar to the Mango Mastani. If you would like to add sugar, add 1 tbsp sugar (adjust according to preference)
Other Mango Recipes that you may like
Mango Mastani | | Mango Milkshake with Ice Cream
- 4 Medium Ripe Mangoes Peel, Cube and Chill
- 2 cups Whole Milk Chilled
- 2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
- 3 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
- 2 tbsp Chopped Mango
- 1 tbsp Chopped Nuts I used almonds and cashews
- 3 tsp Tutti Frutti
- Add the peeled, cubed and chilled mango pieces, whole milk and ice cream into the blender.
- Blend until it becomes thick and smooth.
- Pour the drink into your serving glasses.
- Add another scoop of ice cream on top. Further top it with nuts, tutti frutti, and cut mango pieces. Serve cold.