Summers are here and it’s raining mangoes. Mango is everyone’s favourite, so much so that restaurants and cafes are great mango bowls for summers to worship the king of fruits. For all the mango lovers out there, here are few aam-alicious treats to try before the season is over:
Am Panna Mojito
Aam Panna is what can be considered everyone’s childhood drink and a watertight remedy for heat stroke. The way roasted cumin seeds and sweetness of mangoes tingle with the taste buds is just amazing. This tempting drink is what you should have this summer.
Where: PhoneBooth Cafe, Hudson Lane, GTB Nagar, New Delhi
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Tayat Thi Toke
The Burmese salad prepared with raw mango and Asian flavors will not only satiate your taste buds but also whet your appetite. The kick of soy, the crackling of peanuts and the fire of red peppers combined with the sweetness of mango makes it a tasty salad and a pleasure to eat.
Where: Burma Burma, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon.
The sweet-n-spicy curry is full of Rajasthani flavours. The spicy curry is prepared with raw mango and jaggery, tempered with Rajasthani spices. If you are a mango-crazy person, try Mango Kofta Pulao and Malabari Mango Kadhi. Also try the seasonal mango thali only available at Rajdhani.
Where: Rajdhani, MGF Metropolitan Mall, MG Road, Gurgaon
Sri Lankan Style Shrimp Curry infused with Raw Mango
Where: The Spice Route at Imperial Hotel, Janpath, New Delhi.
Mango and lime ricotta cream
Where: Foodhall. DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Mango Tarts and Mango Eclairs
Try the mango-inspired French baked items and desserts this summer. Climb on the yummy eclairs filled with mango cream inside and out. Mango tarts with creamy lemon filling and mango on top just melts in your mouth.
Where: L’Opera Salon de The, Nehru Place, New Delhi
Tropical Mango Cake made with Coconut Dacquoise
Here’s another mango dessert for those with a big sweet tooth. So you get mango meringue, coconut, whipped cream and buttercream, all in one bite. Drooling already? I know I am.
Where: Yauatcha, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, Delhi
So you thought mango is only limited to desserts and curries. Sangria is a perfect summer drink and warming it up with mango will make your summers less miserable and more delicious. It’s the ideal drink to chill out with your GOG (Group of Gang, Yo!).
Where: just make it yourself. Mix the white wine with mango slices and peaches with lots of ice in a jar and you’re good to go.
There’s no such thing as too many mangoes. Even if you are not a mango fan, you can always have mango holidays in India. But you should try all these awesome mango bowls for summers before we say goodbye to mangoes. Until then, just keep calm and eat Am!