Mango Fajeto

mango fajeto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • Mango water extracted from the mango seeds and skin (from 5-6 mangoes)
  • Besan flour 2 tbsp
  • Yoghurt ½ cup
  • Ginger 1” grated
  • Green Chilies 1-2 Slit
  • Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves Handful
  • Curry leaves A few
  • Asafoetida A pinch
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee 1 tbsp


  1. Wash the mangoes well in clean water.
  2. Squeeze out the pulp from the mango fruit and seeds. Reserve the pulp in a separate dish like aam ras, milk shakes (Watch video to understand the technique.)
  3. Now wash mango skin and seeds in a 2 cups of water. This water we will use to make fajeto.
  4. If you don’t have mango water, take normal water and add 3 tbsp mango pulp to make mango water.
  5. Heat a pan and add ghee.
  6. When the ghee has heated enough, add mustard seeds.
  7. When the mustard seeds start to splutter add curry leaves.
  8. Next add some asafoetida, chilies and ginger.
  9. Sauté all the ingredients very well.
  10. Meanwhile add besan, yoghurt and sugar to the reserved mango water.
  11. Mix all the contents very well so no lumps are present. (Follow the video to understand the chef’s technique.)
  12. Add this mixture to the pan along with the seeds.
  13. Add salt to taste and coriander leaves.
  14. .Mix everything nicely. Allow the mixture to boil well.
  15. Yummy Fajeto is ready to serve along with Rice.
  16. You can use it as a soup also.

Shailee Mayur Shah is a passionate about of cooking and founder of  Shailee’s Cooking