Upside-Down Mango Cake

Cayk-e Anbeh


Preparation info

  • Serves:

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

Cooking in Iran: Regional Recipes and Kitchen Secrets

Cooking in Iran

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2020

  • About

Mangoes are the national fruit of India, where they have been cultivated for at least 4,000 years. Their cultivation had spread to southern Persia by the tenth century CE, and by the time of the Mughal ruler Akbar in the sixteenth century, mangoes had become a status symbol. These days they are mostly imported to Iran from India and Pakistan and continue to be popular both as fresh fruit and in the form of chutneys and pickles. You can replace the mangoes with guavas (locals call them za