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Sweet Mango Rice/ Amba Bhaat

Sweet Mango rice is a delectable sweet dish from Maharashtrian cuisine.

Course festive treats, sweets, traditional sweets
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Keyword recipes with mango, sweets with mango, traditional maharashtrian sweet


  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon +1 teaspoon ghee
  • 3/4 cup mango pulp
  • 5 cashew powdered
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 5 cashew for garnishing
  • 2 cloves


  1. Cook the rice in a pressure cooker, let it not be mushy.
  2. Once the pressure releases, remove the rice in a pan, add ghee and sugar to it. Let cook for sometime.
  3. Add the mango pulp and the cashew powder to it. Let the flavours imbibe.
  4. Finally, add cardamom powder to it.
  5. Take a teaspoon of ghee in a small pan, add cloves and the cashew pieces to it. Once it is light golden in colour, put it to the cooked sweet dish.
  6. Sweet Mango Rice is ready to serve.
  7. Direct cooking method:
  8. Wash rice and keep it aside.
  9. In a  pan, add some ghee. Put cloves, and cashew pieces to it. Saute for sometime.
  10. Add rice to it, saute for two minutes. Add two cups water and let it cook.
  11. Once the rice is cooked, add sugar and the remaining ghee to it. Let the sugar dissolve and boil for two minutes.
  12. Now, put the mango puree and cashew powder to it.
  13. Let cook for sometime.
  14. Finally, add cardamom powder to it.

Recipe Notes

  • It is best to use alphanso mangoes
  • Other variety of mangoes may be used.
  • Adjust sugar as per taste required and sweetness of mangoes.