Bagja from Madhya Pradesh

Summer has already started and its getting really quite hot everywhere. Clothes dry instantly...There are more power cuts..The only good thing summer brings with it are mangoes..

And this dish brings quite a relief to beat the heat outside.. It acts as a coolant and protects you from heat fever..

Its a special delicacy from Madhya Pradesh , very popular during summer season. One of very simple yet very delicious and interesting dish.


2 cups peeled and chopped raw mango
3 cups water
1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
3/4th cup of sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup boondi

Method to cook:

Cook everything expect boondi and cumin powder in pressure cooker for 10 minutes on high and 10 minutes on low.
Switch off the flame and allow pressure to drop.
Open the lid. Add cumin powder and cook again for 5 minutes.
Add boondi to it. Allow it to cool.
The mixture will cool down and become thick. Boondi will become soft after 2-3 minutes.
Serve with hot rice.


  1. looks very nice..& simple too

  2. New dish for me, sounds interesting..

  3. A very unique and a delicious recipe:)

  4. It must be refreshing! Really lovely and cool!

  5. Mmmm, that's an interesting new recipe I 'm discovering!! lucky you for enjoying the summer sun :)

    this dish looks very tasty with boondi and mangoes!!!

  6. quiet an interesting dish...looks very nice..

  7. Soma, thats an interesting-refreshing and totaly new recipe to me...looks mouthwatering, happy that Mango season is already there...