This Maharashtrian Mango Mastani Is The Perfect Summer Drink
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Here's what mango mastani is, in case you're not aware. Picture the most substantial milkshake possible, with more luscious, juicy mango pulp than milk. Imagine a milkshake with sliced mangoes, dried fruits, whipped cream, or ice cream all layered above a tall glass of mango milk. It seems like you've had your dream mango fulfilled in one glass. Which is exactly what mango mastani is. Not just any old mango drink, but a whole mango treat in a glass.

Mango Mastani's history is entwined with Pune's culinary heritage, since the drink was believed to be dedicated to the city's monarch, Peshwa Bajirao, and his wife, Mastani. If this drink has caught your attention and you want to savour the flavours of mango this summer in the most delicious manner possible, then here's a mango mastani recipe for you to try:

Mango Mastani Recipe

Here's a quick and easy mango mastani recipe that you can try at home:


  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup of chilled milk
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream
  • Chopped dry fruits (like almonds, cashews, and pistachios) for garnish
  • A few strands of saffron (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped mango pieces for garnish (optional)


  • Put the diced mango, cold milk, and sugar in a blender. Blend until you have the consistency of a silky mango milkshake.
  • A tall glass should have some room at the top when the mango milkshake is poured into it.
  • The mango milkshake can be topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Add extra chopped mango pieces, saffron threads, and chopped dried fruits as a garnish, if preferred.
  • To savour the creamy and delicious taste of mango mastani, serve immediately with a straw and spoon.
  • For added decadence, you may get creative with the toppings and add whipped cream, cherries, or even a drizzle of mango syrup. Depending on your taste, adjust the sweetness.

Tips To Remember

  • Select Ripe And Tasty Mangoes: For the finest flavour, use mangoes that are ripe and tasty. The rich and sweet flavour of Alphonso or Kesar mango varietals makes them especially popular among mango mastanis.
  • Use Chilled Ingredients: Before preparing the mastani, make sure the milk and mangoes are both well chilled. This contributes to the thick, reviving consistency.
  • Use Good-Quality Ice Cream: To top the mango mastani, use vanilla ice cream of superior quality. The ice cream's flavour and creaminess improve the drink's overall flavour.
  • Adjust The Sugar: Before adding sugar, taste the mango milkshake and adjust the sweetness. You may adjust the sweetness to suit your taste and the mangoes' natural sweetness.
  • Garnish Creatively: Use chopped dry fruits such as pistachios, cashews, and almonds to decorate the mango mastani uniquely. Additionally, you may add strands of saffron for a luxurious touch.
  • Serve Right Away: Fresh and cold mango mastani is the tastiest. For the flavours and creamy texture to stay intact, serve it right away after preparation.
  • Variations: For a distinctive flavour twist, try blending in some cardamom powder or rose syrup with the mango milkshake.
  • Presentation: Use a tall glass, place a scoop of ice cream on top, and then decorate with vibrant dried fruits and a drizzle of syrup for a visually stunning presentation.