Is there any fruit that is as celebrated as mango in an Indian household? We guess not. The king of fruits - mangoes arrive in style during the summer and keep us hooked on to its deliciousness through the monsoon. Mango and its many cultivars are used to make a bevvy of delicacies. Mangoes are so versatile that they can be used in your appetisers, mains and desserts. They also make for an excellent base for beverages, yet when you see a bunch of fresh mangoes your first thought is to whip up a mango milkshake. Here are some incredible desi mango drinks recipes that will show you that Indians have never stopped experimenting with mangoes and neither should you.
5 Desi Mango Drinks To Perk Up Your Summer
1. Mango Mastani
Is this a dessert, is it a drink? You have to try it yourself to know. This thick and luscious drink made by blending mangoes with milk is topped off with scoops of vanilla ice cream and cardamom powder. The drink originally hails from Pune and is one intensely satisfying treat you can try in this weather. Here's the recipe.
2. Mango Lassi
It is a crime of sorts to imagine Indian summer without chilled lassi. This thick drink made with creamy yogurt just got a whole lot of refreshing. Pulpy, juicy mangoes and crushed ice make this lassi the ultimate summer thirst-quencher. Here's the recipe.
3. Aam Panna
Tangy raw mangoes, salty cumin powder, refreshing mint come together in this desi drink. In addition to being a delightful beverage for summer aam panna is also renowned for its health benefits. Did you know a glass of aam panna could help alleviate digestive problems? Here's the recipe.
This is probably one of the crown jewels of Indian summer drinks. Made with a sumptuous combination of thick pulp rich mango, crushed ice and milk, this drink has all our heart. Here's the recipe.
5. Raw Mango Rasam
Not in a mood for something sweet, how about spicing things up a bit with this incredible raw mango rasam? Also known as mangaai rasam, this tangy and spicy beverage is so soothing that you cannot stop at one helping. Here's the recipe.
Try these recipes and thank us later.
About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.