A mind-boggling Sweet, Spicy and Tangy Indian Summer Cooler…. Is loaded with the goodness of raw mangoes flavored with fresh mint leaves and roasted cumin powder.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 06 to 08 minutes
Ingredients and Quantity:
Raw mangoes, Totapuri – 02 nos.
Water- 1 ½ cup
Turmeric- ½ tsp.
Fresh Mint Leaves, roughly chopped- 1/4th tbsp.
Roasted and freshly ground cumin- 01 tbsp.
Red chilli powder- ½ tsp.
Rock salt- 1/4th tsp.
Sugar- ¼ th cup or more as desired
For the sprinkling:
Roasted and freshly ground cumin- 1/4th tsp.
For the Garnish:
Fresh mint leaves- 02 sprigs
Wash and peel the mangoes. Deseed and chop the pulp.
In a pressure cooker add the chopped mangoes, water and turmeric
Cook till 02 whistles.
Once the pressure cooker cools down and the entire pressure from it is released.
Open the lid.
Add sugar and mix well.
Let the entire mixture cool done.
Add the roughly chopped mint leaves. Add cumin. Red chilli powder and rock salt.
Blend to a smooth paste in a blender.
This paste / puree is a concentrate.
Add 02 tbsp. or more of concentrate in a glass add crushed ice and chilled water. Stir well.
Serve chilled sprinkled with cumin powder and garnished with fresh mint leaves.
Pour this leftover puree in a sterilized and dry airtight glass bottle, refrigerate and use as and when required.
- You may add Organic Jaggery instead of sugar to the concentrate.
- You may add a pinch of asafoetida before you blend the mixture.
- You may add black pepper powder, if desired, to the mixture before blending the mixture.