Chill Your Summers with Refreshing Mango Drink Recipes

May 08, 2014

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    Summers Without Mangoes - It Just Doesn't Feel Right!

    Their juicy, sweet perfumed flesh is unbeatable when eaten at room temperature. If there ever will be a competition for which fruit is the smell + taste of summers, mango will be a clear winner. Plus, mangoes are really good for u; they have heaps of enzymes which clear your skin, are packed with vitamin A + C, which boost your immunity, and research even shows that mangoes prevent cancer. What’s better than a mango on a hot summer’s day? Most people would say nothing…WRONG! How about deliciously refreshing ice- cold mango drinks?! Now we’re talking! Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango-Peach Smoothie

    Put peaches, mango, soy milk, and orange juice into a blender. Cover, and puree until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve. As simple as that! Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango Lassi

    Blend together ½ fresh mango, 1 packet mango yoghurt, 120 ml mango puree, 45 ml sugar syrup and 100 ml milk with 6 cubes of ice. Serve in a highball glass and garnish with mango wedges. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango Ice tea

    Fill Pilsner with ice and pour in the sugar syrup. Mix the mango puree and mango juice well in a cocktail shaker. Pour slowly in the glass so as it floats on the sugar syrup. Slowly pour the tea and serve it with a garnish of mint sprig. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango Passion fruit Smoothie

    Blend 170 gm original frozen yogurt, 20 ml passion fruit puree, 200 gm chopped alphonso mango pieces, 6 ice cubes, and 20 ml non-fat milk together; protein powder is optional for health conscious people. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango Milkshake

    Remove the skin and cut the mango into pieces. In a mixer/blender add mango pieces, cardamom seeds, sugar and 1 cup of milk and blend into a smooth puree. Check the sweetness and if needed add extra sugar. Add another 1 cup milk and vanilla/mango ice cream and run again to the desired consistency. Add more milk if you need a thin milkshake and also adjust the sugar accordingly. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango Slush

    Just before serving, place in the blender- 1 large ripe mango cut into cubes, 2 teaspoons ginger juice, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 3 tablespoon sugar, 3 cups of ice, and zest from one lime for garnishing. Process these ingredients at high speed until it is crushed and smooth. Do not melt all the ice as Mango Slush is more enjoyable with lots of crushed ice. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


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    Mango Panna

    Wash and boil raw mangoes; let them cool. Peel, mash and strain their pulp. To it, add cumin powder, crushed peppercorns, black salt, asafoetida and sugar. Mix well till sugar is dissolved. Divide the mixture into four tall glasses; fill it up with chilled water. Stir well and serve. Image Courtesy: Getty Images