In Pune a meal is considered incomplete without a sumptuous glass of Mastani, Pune’s very own creation. Mastani is our very own thick mango milkshake topped with pieces of cut fruit, dry fruit,ice cream or whipped cream. The name comes from the legend of the famous Peshwa ruler Bajirao and his lover, the beautiful Mastani…
It is believed that Mastani was so beautiful, that when she would chew a paan (betel leaf), the red juice from the pan would be seen going down her throat in a streak.
The drink might have got the name as it is beautiful to look at.
Mastani can be made in various flavours like mango,Kesar pista, butterscotch and so on, today I am sharing recipe for strawberry Mastani.
2 cups chilled Milk.
2 tbsp Strawberry Crush.
2 tbsp sliced Pistachios, Cashew nuts and Almonds.
4 scoops of Strawberry Ice cream.
6 ice cubes (optional)
Slice a few dry fruits like pistachios, almonds and cashews. Keep them aside.
Making Milkshake for Mastani:
In a blending jar mix together milk, strawberry crush,2 scoops of ice cream and ice cubes.
Blend to a smooth thick milkshake.
Pour this thick milkshake in 2 glasses,leave enough space on top for ice cream scoop.
Place a scoop of ice cream on top,sprinkle sliced dry fruits on top.
Serve strawberry mastani immediately with a spoon and a straw.