Stir, sip and slurp
In the third of our five-part series on mangoes, we bring you some soul-stirring cool cocktail and mocktail recipesindia Updated: May 10, 2013 00:57 IST
Ingredients: 1 mango, skinned and seeded, 2 cups ice cubes, 1 cup Margarita mix (available readymade in the market), 1/3 cup Tequila, 2 slices of mango and lime for garnish, salt for the rim of the glass
Method: Blend all the ingredients in a blender till smooth. Salt the rim of the glass. Pour into a margarita glass. Garnish with mango and lemon slice. Serve chilled.
Recipe by Ashok Kumar, bartender, Escape Terrace Bar & Kitchen
Ingredients: 1 full ripe mango, 1tsp lime juice, 5-6 mint leaves, 1/2 cup lemon flavoured rum, 1/2 cup plain or flavoured, ice cubes and a separate chunk of mango to garnish
Method: In a blender, mix together the mango, lime, mint and rum. Fill a glass with ice cubes and pour the mixture over the ice. Top it with flavoured soda and garnish with mint leaves and mango chunk.
Recipe by Pemba Sherpa, mixologist, Hard Rock CaféMango Colada
Ingredients: 2cup white rum, 1/2 cup coconut rum, 1/2 cup fresh lime juice,
3 cup fresh mango, 1tbsp sugar (depending on the sweetness of mango), ice cubes
Method: Blend all the ingredients and mix them well in shaker. Add the ice and blend the drink till the ice is crushed. Freeze the drink for 10 mins. Pour into a glass and relish. Recipe by Nikita Khattar, beverages consultant, Bora Bora
Ingredients: 1 cup vodka, 1/2 cup lemon juice, 2 cups pineapple juice, 2 mangoes, a chunk of orange, 1 tbsp sugar
Method: Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend till it’s smooth. Pour into cocktail glasses and then add ice. Garnish with the orange chunk.
Recipe by Ekaansh Bansal, menu consultant, Whitewaters Café
Ingredients: 100gm fresh mango, 15ml crème de banana, 10ml lime juice, 35ml dark rum, 5 Grenadine
Method: Put the mango pulp, crème de banana, dark rum, lime juice and the grenadine in a blender. Add 2-3 cubes of ice and blend thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a hurricane glass over the ice.
Recipe by Subhashish Gupta, F&B Manager, Radisson Blu MBD, Noida
Ingredients: 1 cup sochu, 1 cup mango juice
Method: Mix the two in a shaker, pour in a glass, chill for 10 minutes and serve.
Recipe by Bratu Rana, bartender, Shiro, Samrat Hotel
Ingredients: 4 cups chilled ginger ale, 4 cups chilled mango pulp, 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice, a few lemon slices for garnish, 1 bowl crushed ice
Method: Mix together the ginger ale, mango pulp and lemon juice in a large pitcher. Pour into a tall glass filled with ice, garnish with lemon slices, and serve chilled.
Recipe by chef Sanjay Kumar, Tivoli Gardens
Mango Virgin Mojito
Ingredients: 2 small mangoes (600 gm), 1/3 cup lime juice, 2tbsp sugar syrup, 1.5 cup ice cubes, sugar, as per taste
Method: Blend the ingredients and shake in a mixer. Pour in a tall glass and serve chilled.
Recipe by Shinjini Kapoor, menu consultant, Soi Thai
Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mango chunks, 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1/3 cup cream, 4 tbsp lime juice
Method: Mix all ingredients in the blender and make a smooth puree. Pour into a long glass, and garnish with mango and lime slices.
Recipe by Satish Kumar, bar captain, The Pink Room
Ingredients: 1/2 cup mango chunks, 1/2 cup pineapple chunks, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1/3 cup strawberry puree, sweet-n-sour lime soda, ice cubes
Method: Mix together mango, pineapple, orange juice and strawberry puree. Fill a long glass with ice cubes and pour the mixture over it. Gently pour the sweet-n-sour lime soda over it. Garnish with lime, pineapple or mango chunks and serve chilled.
Recipe by mixologist Pemba Sherpa, Hard Rock Cafe