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Mango Falooda

Mango Falooda Recipe with Custard , Falooda Noodles and Basil Seeds
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Falooda Recipe, Mango Falooda
Servings: 4
Author: Swati


To make Custard

  • 1 L Milk or 4 cups
  • ¼ Cup Custard Powder or Cornstarch
  • 4-5 tbsp Sugar as per taste

To soak Basil Seeds/Sabja

  • ¼ cup Basil Seeds/Sabja/Tukamaria or use as required
  • 1/2 cup water add more if required

To boil Falooda

    Assemble Falooda

    • Chilled Custard as required
    • Soaked Basil seeds
    • 1 pack Falooda Sev/Rice Noodles as required 50 gms (pack)
    • 1 cup Mango Puree
    • 1 cup Mango pieces


    Make Custard

    • In a heavy bottomed pan add milk, boil it on medium flame.
    • Once the first boil comes, lower the flame, and cook for another 5 mins.
    • In a bowl add about ½ Cup water. Add custard powder or cornstarch to it and dissolve.
    • Make sure no lumps form. Also, take only cold milk. If you dissolve custard powder in hot milk it may form lumps.
    • Add cardamom powder and custard milk mix to milk and cook till the milk starts to thicken.
    • Add sugar and dissolve it.
    • Cook for another 2-3 mins. then take off the flame.
    • Cover it with lid or a cellophane.Cool it at room temperature then refrigerate.
    • Add Basil seeds to water. mix and let it stand till further use. You can refrigerate these too.

    Prepare Falooda

    • In a pan boil 2-3 cups water.
    • Add faloda sev to it. Boil it for about 5 mins. then switch off the gas and let it stand for another 2-3 mins.
    • Drain the water and keep falooda noodles in cold water or roohafza. Refrigerate.
    • To make roohafza water, add about 2-3 tsp of roohafza in a glass of cold water. Then add falooda.
    • If using rice noodles, use as per the directions on the pack.

    Assembling Falooda

    • In glass, add basil seeds, then add mango puree, top with falooda, then mango puree and pieces, nuts of choice, custard pudding, and then repeat the layers.
    • Top with ice cream(vanilla/butterscotch/) or kulfi(plain/mango. Or serve it just like that topped with more mango pieces.
    • Serve chilled.


    You can use chia seeds in place of basil seeds.
    Add thickened milk instead of custard, if you don't want to prepare custard.