Mango Rice Kheer (Indian Style Mango Rice Pudding)

‘Mango Rice Kheer’ (Indian Style Mango Rice Pudding), a super delicious dessert if you are looking for a little different Indian desserts. ‘Payesh’ or ‘Rice Kheer’ is a classic Bengali dessert which is usually severed during many special occasions like first rice ceremony, birthday, marriages, etc. It is also very easy to make but needs a little patience with just a couple of ingredients.

This ‘Mango Rice Kheer’ is a ‘Rice Kheer’ meets mango version though with a little twist. Instead of rice, rice flour has been used to make a smooth texture. I do not like all varieties of mangoes. I like sweet flavour of ‘Himsagar’ and wanted only use this variety of mango for this recipe. Without much effort and use of variety of ingredients, here is a simple recipe of ‘Mango Rice Kheer!

  • Servings: 4-serving
  • Difficulty: medium
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  • Cuisine: indian
  • Passive Time: 120 mins
  • Course: dessert
  • Preparation Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 45 mins


2 Cups Full Fat Milk
1 Tbsp Gobinda Bhog Rice or Basmati Rice
1 pinch Saffron
1 pinch Cardamom powder – fat
¼ Cup Sugar
1 Cup Mango Puree
1 Tbsp Almond – (Chopped)
For Garnish
Ripe Mango slices – As needed
Almonds and Pistachio – As required


  1. First add the milk to a heavy bottomed pan. Start boiling it in a medium-low heat.
  2. While the milk is boiling, grind the rice coarsely in a grinder.
  3. Stir the milk continuously and reduce it to 2/3 of its volume.
  4. Add the rice flour, saffron to the milk and cook for another 5-7 minutes in low heat.
  5. Now add the cardamom powder to the milk mixture.
  6. Finally, add the sugar to the milk, mix well until dissolved. Boil again for another 5 minutes and stir continuously.
  7. Add the mango puree and chopped almond to the mixture and remove from heat immediately.
  8. Let it cool completely. Serve cold or in room temperature with chopped mango, almonds and pistachio.


~Do adjust the quantity of sugar as per taste preference and sweetness of the mango.

~ You can use Mango puree from a can for this recipe.

~ Do not boil the milk after adding mango puree else the milk will curdle.


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